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Swine Flu Program / Paralysis #41262

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 16, 1976
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(Studio) There's no proof either way whether swine flu vaccine connected to paralysis; chances of vaccinated person getting paralysis noted. CDC holds news conference today.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Atlanta, Georgia) Symptoms of paralysis, called Guillain-Barre syndrome, noted. [MAN - says disease is going on at all times, but there's indication of increase in rate of those vaccinated. Swine flu program not stopped permanently, just until it's determined if there's risk involved.]
REPORTER: Susan Howard (WXIA-TV) (WXIA-TV newstape)

(Studio) Vaccine designer, Dr. Edwin Kilbourne, says in New York City today entire matter may only be coincidence and flu virus couldn't cause paralysis; says federal officials being cautious.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Walters, Barbara

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