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Swine Flu Vaccine #245523

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 21, 1976
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(Studio) Report on swine flu inoculations.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [SPOKESPERSON - says shot didn't hurt.] 200 federal workers receive vaccines in testing program. 4 major drug firms producing 200 million doses, incling. double vaccine dose high-risk individuals. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) commissioner Dr. Alexander SCHMIDT - says no one will get swine flu from eating pork unless they kiss pigs. Flu transmitted by people.] [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) bureau of biologics Dr. Harry MEYER - says if flu does pop out, it would spread and cause deaths.] Federal officials taking no chances.
REPORTER: Jim Mcmanus

Cronkite, Walter;
Mcmanus, Jim

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