Feb 6- Coventry Health Care Inc, which is being bought by larger competitor Aetna Inc, reported a higher fourth-quarter profit Wednesday that beat analysts' expectations, helped by improvements in its Kentucky Medicaid business.
*Sanofi runs out of most vaccine dosages. Sanofi SA, the largest flu vaccine provider in the United States, said on Thursday it had sold out of four of the six different dosages of Fluzone seasonal flu vaccine due to unanticipated demand.
It is shaping up to be the worst cold and flu season in about ten years, with more than 40 states reporting widespread influenza doctor visits and hospitalizations.
How everyone will deal with the effects of Obamacare in 2013.