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What U.S. president met with vaccine maker Maurice Hilleman to discuss a vaccine for swine influenza?

  1. Gerald R. Ford
  2. Ronald Reagan
  3. Richard M. Nixon
  4. James “Jimmy” Carter

Supplementary information: The correct answer is A. During his presidency, Gerald Ford met with Maurice Hilleman and other vaccine makers to discuss a vaccine for swine influenza. This meeting was held because a swine influenza outbreak was occurring at Fort Dix, a military base in New Jersey.

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