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Measles Epidemic #248402

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 11, 1977
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(Studio) Health officials have expressed concern with regard to apathy about childhood disease preventions; now Midwest reports measles outbreak.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Eagle Grove, Iowa) Report on measles epidemic in Eagle Grove, Iowa; case of Richie Douglas cited as example [School nurse Eireen NOTESTINE - cites number of cases.] Recent trends in 10-day measles outbreaks noted; Iowa efforts for immunization cited. [Public health officer Gary HOGELIN - notes rapid spread of disease; says there could be statewide epidemic and some deaths.]
REPORTER: Betty Ann Bowser

Bowser, Betty Ann;
Cronkite, Walter

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