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Health Service Gives Free Salk Injections

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The University Health Service announced yesterday that it is now administering free Salk shots to any student under 30, since it currently has a surplus of dated polio vaccine. This limit for using most of this surplus will expire Thursday, after which free innoculations will be available only to those under 20.

According to Dr. John C. Wells, the Health Service has administered about 1000 shots since its innoculation program began early last fall. There is no complete record of the number of students who have received injections, but Dr. Wells said that many who would benefit from innoculation have not requested it.

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