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Med.: Lyme Disease #116775

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 14, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Spirit Lake, Iowa: George Strait) Lyme disease, named after Connecticut town where it was first diagnosed, featured. [Former congress Berkley BEDELL - discusses symptoms of disease.] Treatment of patients at Long Island hospital noted. [South Hampton Hospital Doctors Paul ANDREWS, Joe BURRASCANO, University of Minnesota Dr. Russell JOHNSON - discuss development of Lyme disease.] Varied symptoms of disease detailed. [New York Med. College Dr. Charles PAVIA, BURRASCANO, New York Med. College Dr. Gary WORMSER - explain symptoms.] Beginnings of disease outdoors and role of ticks detailed. [BEDELL - talks about onset of disease and effect of disease on his heartbeat.] Treatment methods detailed.

Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George

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