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Havre inoculations occur after concerns arise about vaccine


HELENA - Smallpox vaccinations for health workers have begun in four Montana communities, with about 50 people undergoing the voluntary shots so far, state and county health officials said Wednesday.

Nine physicians and nurses from four counties showed up Wednesday in Havre for the state's latest inoculations. They came one day after federal authorities announced an investigation into whether the vaccine was linked to a Maryland woman's death and recommended that people with heart disease not get the vaccination.

''They were a little nervous,'' Cindy Smith, Hill County director of nursing,...

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