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Special Assignment (AIDS in Africa) #109558

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 06, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Est. death toll in next 5 years from AIDS in Africa recalled.

(Zaire: George Strait) Potential importance of vaccine against AIDS developed in Paris and being tested in Zaire examined; details given, scenes shown. [Health commissioner Dr. Kabeya NGANDU - (thru translator) cites government's commitment to project.] Dr. Dan. Zagury's experiment on himself and vols. with vaccine recalled. [ZAGURY - explains taking risk.] [Dr. Z. LURHUMA - (thru translator) awaits more data.] Results so far and vaccine's impact on AIDS and body explained, illustrated. [ZAGURY - explains not releasing findings on earlier experiments.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:03:20

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