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A Closer Look (Fighting Flu) #743656

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 10, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) CDC statistics cited on the 2002 flu season.

(New York: John McKenzie) The shortage of flu vaccine featured; map shown of states rationing flu shots; details given about flu-related deaths. [Denver Children's Hospital Dr. Chris NYQUIST†- talks about children's illnesses.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) Vaccine alternatives examined; details given about the "FluMist," which is made from live flu virus & is expensive. [Internist Dr. David HANSEN†, Duke University Medical Center Dr. Samuel KATZ†, American Assn. of Health Plans Susan PISANO†- talk about flu, the FluMist & insurance coverage.]

Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John;
Stark, Lisa

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