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AIDS / Blood Testing #108086

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 19, 1987
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(S:Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(DC: George Strait) Impact on testing ctrs. and AIDS hotlines of government's recommendation that recipients of blood transfusions for specific years be tested for AIDS examined; details given, scenes shown. [Edelman health ctr. spokesperson Hugh RICE - notes public's increase concern.] [Hotline VOL. - explains test's limitations.] [Dr. Hector COLLISON - counsels transfusion recipient Mercedes Lambert.] [LAMBERT - cites her fear.] [AIDS victim Amy SLOAN - cites donors' ignorance.] Sloan noted contracting AIDS from blood transfusion; her death recently announced.

Strait, George;
Jarriel, Tom

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