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House Rejects Compensation for Smallpox-Vaccine Problems

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House Rejects Compensation for Smallpox-Vaccine Problems

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House Rejects Compensation for Smallpox-Vaccine Problems

House Rejects Compensation for Smallpox-Vaccine Problems

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The House of Representatives turns down a Republican-backed plan to compensate health care workers and other first responders made ill by bad reactions to the smallpox vaccine. NPR's Julie Rovner reports.