Pioneering Vaccine Researcher Hilleman Dies

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Dr. Maurice Hilleman, who died Monday at 85, developed vaccines for numerous diseases, including mumps, measels and chickenpox. Melissa Block talks with Dr. Anthony Fauci, a friend of Hilleman and director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.



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