CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 13, 1968
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(Studio) Flu and pneumonia deaths above normal by 40%. Schools, business, inds. affected. Post office urges early Christmas mailings.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Atlanta, Georgia) Report comes from National Cntr. for Communicable Diseases. Hong Kong flu virus under examination. [Lab. Head D. Marion COLEMAN - speaks of vaccine availability.] [Director Center Dr. John BAGBY - speaks of symptoms of Hong Kong flu.] 31 states, NYC, Washington, DC report flu activity. Epidemic to climax in mid-January.
REPORTER: Bob Evans
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