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Flu Epidemic / Vaccine #487579

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 22, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford and health representatives worried about deadly flu epidemic next fall. Flu strain similar to 1918-19 epidemic that killed 10 million.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary F. David Mathews tells Ford that work should begin on enough vaccine for use this fall.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Fort Dix, New Jersey) Army recruit died last month from flu virus. 284 cases of "swine" virus reported.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Atlanta, Georgia) National Center for Disease Control concerned. There may be massive inoculation program.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(DC) White House says there's enough time to organization inoculation program.
REPORTER: John Cochran

Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John

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