Memphis’ mid-'90s hepatitis A vaccination program influenced the nation

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 21, 2021 3:07 PM CT | Published: June 21, 2021 4:00 AM CT

After tens of thousands of Memphis schoolchildren were vaccinated during the 1994-96 outbreak, the CDC looked at results and changed its rules on when shots are given. 


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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers business news and features for The Daily Memphian.


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