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Bush Approves Smallpox Vaccination Plan

President Bush approves a proposal from the Pentagon and other federal agencies to vaccinate for smallpox about 1 million U.S. military personnel and civilian medical workers. NPR's Tom Gjelten reports.

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Tom Gjelten reports on religion, faith, and belief for NPR News, a beat that encompasses such areas as the changing religious landscape in America, the formation of personal identity, the role of religion in politics, and conflict arising from religious differences. His reporting draws on his many years covering national and international news from posts in Washington and around the world.