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Swine Flu / Vaccine / Issue #245047

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 25, 1976
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(Studio) Some health experts question need for swine flu vaccine for all in US. World Health Org. says no other cntrys. have plans for massive inoculations.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Health representatives discuss concentrating on high-risk groups 1st and then the rest of population [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Bureau of Biologies Director Dr. Harry MEYER - says no one ever made up that much vaccine and vaccinated that many people. Couldn't finish job before Christmas.] Unknowns with regard to vaccine noted. [Nader Health Group Dr. Sidney WOLFE - says Ford administration using scare tactics to get money for vaccine. Situation mow not like 1918 epidemic.] Vaccine to cost $135 million.
REPORTER: George Herman

Cronkite, Walter;
Herman, George

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