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Terrorism / Smallpox / Vaccinations #713869

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 05, 2002
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: Martha Raddatz) US intelligence findings that North Korea, Russia, Iraq & France are storing the smallpox virus examined; details given of US concerns that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein might release the virus, including the positions of President Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney†† & HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson. The risks in a new vaccination program detailed. [Mayo Clinic vaccinologist Dr. Gregory POLAND†- says we need to balance risks & benefits.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Raddatz, Martha
Duration:
00:02:10

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