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German Measles / Vaccines #443755

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 17, 1969
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(Studio) 6 years ago, babies born with defects and stillborn due to mothers having rubella or German measles. Epidemic expected in Spring, 1971.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) 20,000 children born in 1964 with abnormalities. 20,000 stillborn. Some children shown. Vaccines prepared. 40 million children need vaccinations. Only federal government $ for 7 million.
REPORTER: Paul Friedman

(North Dakota) [Dr. William PEEPLES - says need $55 million for vaccines for all children. Most states don't have $.]
REPORTER: Paul Friedman

(DC) [Dep. Assistant Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Dr. James CAVANAUGH - says state Health Depts. want incrd. federal funds to allow them to use state $ for other less emotional appeals. We monitor program daily.] Children will be born deformed if not enough vaccines given.
REPORTER: Paul Friedman

Reporter(s):
Friedman, Paul;
Huntley, Chet
Duration:
00:03:20

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