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Swine Flu Vaccinations Halted #244042

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 29, 1976
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(Studio) Govt. officials decide to keep swine flu inoculation centers closed after paralysis scare.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Atlanta, Georgia) Doctors decide suspension should be indefinite because of possible link between shots and Guillain-Barre syndrome. [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) spokesperson Dr. David SENCER - says doctors' decision comes after studying data and concluding there's significant evidence with regard to link.] Statistics with regard to shots and paralysis link noted. [SENCER - says in those inspected since May, no influenza virus has been found.] Decision, in effect, says danger of link between paralysis and sets greater than that of flu.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Reporter(s):
Goldberg, Bernard;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:01:50

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