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Medicine: West Nile Virus #1029240

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 23, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The outbreak of the West Nile virus reported; statistics cited.

(Houston: Clayton Sandell) The disease in Texas featured; details given about symptoms in mild and severe cases. [West Nile patient Claire McCALL - lists her medical and mental problems.] [Baylor University infectious disease specialist Dr. Cedric SPAK†- talks about lasting brain damage.] [Harris County public health and environmental services Salvador RICO†- talks about mosquitoes.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer, Richard Besser) The West Nile symptoms, why the risk is greater for older people and when medical treatment is necessary discussed.

Sawyer, Diane;
Sandell, Clayton;
Richard, Diane Sawyer,

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