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Person of The Week (Dan. Zagury) #116271

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 17, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) French AIDS researcher Dan. Zagury featured. [ZAGURY - says he started experiments on himself.] Zagury's report at International AIDS Conf. in Stockholm, Sweden, detailed. [ZAGURY - says his immune system blocks viral replication after he took vaccine.] [AIDS researcher Dr. Dan. GOLDSTEIN - says Zagury's work has accelerated tempo of AIDS vaccine research.] Accusations against Zagury two years ago for injecting himself and patients from Zaire recalled; scenes shown. [ZAGURY - comments.] [AIDS researcher Dr. David GOLDE - discusses ethical issues.] Zagury's med. career reviewed. Scientists' use of themselves as experimental subjects reviewed; cases of Sigmund Freud's use of cocaine, Dr. Werner Fossmann's heart research, Dr. Jonas Salk's polio vaccine research described; photos shown. [ZAGURY - discusses AIDS epidemic.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:04:40

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