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Multiple Sclerosis #110779

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 12, 1987
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Report introduced.

(NYC: George Strait) "New England Journal of Medicine" said report possible breakthrough in treatment of multiple sclerosis; details given, scenes shown. [Multiple sclerosis victim Tony ARCIDIACONO - describes pre- treatment condition.] Results of experiment with COP-1, man-made protein developed in Israel and tested in United States outlined on screen. [Dr. Murray BORNSTEIN - cites implications of lack of side effects for victims.] [Multiple Sclerosis Society spokesperson Dr. Steve REINGOLD - withholds enthusiasm, for further studies.]

Koppel, Ted;
Strait, George

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