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Bush to Offer Smallpox Vaccine to All Americans

President Bush is set to announce a national plan to vaccinate Americans against smallpox. The plan calls for vaccinating medical and emergency workers early next year, followed by offering the vaccine to the general public in 2004. NPR's Richard Knox reports.

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