CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 26, 1968
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(Studio) New York City in state of peril due to flu and cold weather. Heatless apts. due to fuel oil deliverers' strike noted. City out of Hong Kong flu vaccine. Similar situations elsewhere.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(West Point, Pennsylvania) Flu vaccine limited. Why vaccine not available is being asked. Process for making vaccine explained. Film shown. [Communicable Disease Cntr. Dr. Walter POWOLE - explains situation.] [Merck, Sharp and Dohme Lab. Dr. Eugene BARCLAY - details difficulties.] Work to produce vaccine explained. Hong Kong flu to get worse.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
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