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Flu / A-Victoria / Sencer #250717

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 07, 1977
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(Studio) Health experts tell government today combined swine and A-Victoria flu shots should be made available to elderly and chronically ill because of possibility of A-Victoria flu outbreak.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

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(Studio) Notes film of news conference in Washington, DC after meeting where public health officials agree shots can be resumed for elderly and chronically ill. HEW Secretary Joseph Califano says he wants own appointment in post as CDC (Centers for Disease Control) director, so present director, Dr. David Sencer, will leave. Dr. Theodore Cooper, also involved with swine flu program, has left government
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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