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Flu Season / Vaccine Shortage #743388

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 05, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) The shortage of vaccine in this dangerous flu season featured. [CDC Dr. Ed THOMPSON†- says we expect to see the day when we have used all the vaccine.] [Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Center Dr. Gregory POLAND†- notes the possible consequences if the vaccine runs out.] [Baylor College of Medicine Dr. Ralph FEIGIN†- says more people have requested immunization.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The views of Colorado infectious disease specialist Dr. Connie Price†† on the challenge of this year’s flu epidemic presented in her own words. [PRICE – talks about cases in Colorado; recommends getting the flu shot; comments on the importance of hand hygiene.] More information on msnbc.com noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Bazell, Robert

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