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Flu Shots #492494

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 08, 1977
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(Studio) Govt. recommends flu shots for elderly and high-risk patients after Florida flu outbreak.

(DC) Report on recommendation to resume swine-A-Victoria flu shots, despite small chance of Guillain-Barre syndrome, for elderly and chronically ill; announcement made by Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Joseph Califano. Sweep of A-Victoria last year began in OR. Shots for Hong Kong flu to be given also. Hong Kong epidemic at Kensington, MD, school noted; student Richard Boyd is 1 of ill.
REPORTER: Robert Bazell

Reporter(s):
Bazell, Robert
Duration:
00:01:50

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