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Updated: 3:41 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2009 | Posted: 10:02 a.m. Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Three elderly people died just hours after getting the shot. Each person had a heart attack or lung problems, authorities said.
On Monday, Channel 11 News spoke with Dr. Cyril Wecht, who was the coroner at the time.
Wecht said it is possible that the way the shots were injected may have led to the deaths and not the vaccine itself.
He said vaccines have seen major advances since the 1970s.
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