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  1. Sep 21, 2020 · In March, President Ford announced a $137m (£67.5m in 1976) effort to produce a vaccine by the autumn. “Its goal was to immunise every man, woman and child in the US, and thus was the largest ...

  2. Sep 30, 2013 · From the CDC, In 1976 there was a small increased risk of GBS following vaccination with an influenza vaccine made to protect against a swine flu virus. The increased risk was approximately 1 additional case of GBS per 100,000 people who got the swine flu vaccine. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) conducted a thorough scientific review of this ...

  3. Apr 28, 2009 · Lessons From 1976 Flu Vaccinations Thirty-three years ago, the U.S. launched an unprecedented effort to fend off a swine flu epidemic by vaccinating every person. The program was eventually halted ...

  4. Nov 17, 2021 · The footage is an excerpt from a longer video posted online Oct. 13 called "Kill Shot," by Greg Reese, an editor and producer for the website InfoWars, which has spread other vaccine misinformation.

  5. The risk of potentially unnecessary costs in a mass vaccination campaign is minimal. (The direct cost of the 1976 program was $137 million. In today's dollars, this is <$500 million.) The potential cost of a pandemic is inestimable but astronomical. Open in a separate window.

    • David J. Sencer, J. Donald Millar
    • 2006
  6. May 9, 2009 · Fear of a Swine Flu Epidemic in 1976 Offers Some Lessons, and Concerns, Today Share full article Janet Kinney, 68, of Gig Harbor, Wash., developed Guillain-Barré syndrome after receiving a flu ...

  7. In 1976, a small group of soldiers at Fort Dix were infected with a swine flu virus that was deemed similar to the virus responsible for the great 1918-19 world-wide flu pandemic. The U.S. government initiated an unprecedented effort to immunize every American against the disease. While a qualified success in terms of numbers reached-more than 40 million Americans received the vaccine-the ...

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