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Medicine: Cancer Vaccine / Texas #850896

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 03, 2007
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Michael Okwu) The controversy in Texas over mandatory anti-cancer vaccinations for young school girls featured; details given about the Merck vaccine Gardasil†† that protects against the human papilloma virus {HPV}. [At Vanderbilt University last July, teenager Britney GOODE‡- hopes the vaccine will protect her.] [In Texas, Governor Rick Perry's spokeswoman Krista MOODY†- talks about health care priority.] [PARENT, vaccine opponent Dawn RICHARDSON†- complain about the governor-mandated measure.] [M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Dr. Maurice MARKMAN†- comments on the vaccine timing.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Okwu, Michael

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