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Medicine: Swine Flu / Britain #960830

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 12, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The frustration over the supply and distribution of H1N1/swine flu vaccine in the US noted.

(London: Sheila MacVicar) The vaccination system in Britain, where patients are “invited” to get their shots, examined; details given about how vaccines are made in Europe; graph depicting a decline in cases shown. [Chartfield Surgery Dr. Claire QUIGGIN†- says we have to get the highest priority patients done first.] [Patient Jane THEOPHILUS††- says she was told to come.] [Physician Dr. Steve FIELD††- states Britain’s system is more equal than in the US.] [University College London Dr. Tarit MUKHOPADHYAY†- says there will be enough vaccine.]

Couric, Katie;
MacVicar, Sheila

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