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Flu Shots #47560

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 08, 1977
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(Studio) Govt. recommends flu shots for elderly and chronically ill; to be same vaccine used in swine flu program, but purpose is different now.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Miami, Florida outbreak of A-Victoria flu noted. Prompts Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Joseph Califano to decide for resumption of shots containing swine and A-Victoria flu vaccines for limited group. [CALIFANO - says recommendation not reactivation of massive program.] Govt. concern is people may be scared off from shots because of temporary paralysis associated with swine flu shots.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

(Studio) 3 types of flu, where from and who affected, listed: Victoria from Victoria, Australia; swine from New Jersey; and Hong Kong variety. Symptoms, immunization process and treatment listed.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Reasoner, Harry;
Walters, Barbara
Duration:
00:03:30

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