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CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) An outbreak at the veterans hospital in Pittsburgh of Legionnaires disease updated. [In interview, veteran's son Bob NICKLAS†- says his father got negligent care.]

(Pittsburgh: Drew Griffin) A December 13 report on the Pittsburgh V.A. hospital's water system problems examined; details given about Bill Nicklas. who was treated in the Pittsburgh V.A. hospital system and caught and died from Legionnaires' disease and about what the hospital knew about their water system and legionella bacteria. [Son Dave NICKLAS - talks about their father's V.A. medical treatment.] [LiquiTech Tory SCHIRA†- says they were not cleaning the water system even when we told them.] [Filtration system development Dr. Janet STOUT†- says this is straight forward.] The reporter shown being asked to leave the property. A statement from hospital spokesman David Cowgill played. The puzzling evidence about what the hospital knew, the issue of how no one is being held accountable despite a Congressional hearing, the Nicklas family legal claim against the V.A. and Bill Nicklas's story discussed.

Blitzer, Wolf;
Griffin, Drew

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