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Hepatitis Vaccine #273058

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 29, 1980
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(Studio) Possible development of vaccine against hepatitis B reported; extent of disease's impact on United States noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Statistics given for disease, include fatality rate, in US; New York Blood Center's possible development of vaccine against B strain announced. [Center spokesperson Dr. Aaron KELLNER - comments.] Those groups most vulnerable to contracting hepatitis B listed; development of vaccine discussed. Vaccine's possible role in prevention of some liver cancer mentioned; FDA's response noted.
REPORTER: David Culhane

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David
Duration:
00:01:50

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