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Medicine: Flu Outbreak #1041179

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 11, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Flu map shown; pediatric death toll cited.

(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) The flu epidemic featured; Google search map shown; details given about precautionary measures from the Archdiocese of Boston, day care centers in Chicago and transit agencies in New York City. [Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Annette DAVIS†- outlines precautions.] [Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Dr. Jill BAREN††- notes the rise in cases of influenza.] [Patient Kiana Lundy ALLEN‡- says she did not get a flu shot.] [MAN, WOMAN – wonder about the vaccine.] The importance of getting the flu shot discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Snyderman, Nancy

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