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AIDS / Testing / Studies #112106

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 28, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Plans by Reagan administration for major testing program for AIDS reported; statement by Surgeon General C. Everett Koop of need to determine prevalency of AIDS virus among college-age Americans reported Report introduced.

(DC: George Strait) Plans for testing among college students, hospital, drug abuse and venereal disease patients, and some household people reported; details given. Results of study at Baltimore, Maryland, venereal disease clinic reported [Johns Hopkins Hospital spokesperson Dr. Thomas QUINN - discusses AIDS virus.] Arrival of new strain of AIDS, HIV-2 virus, noted. [New Jersey Med. School Dr. Stanley WEISS - discusses first case of HIV-2 in US.] Planned mailing of AIDS education pamphlet by administration to all households noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George

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