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Medicine: AIDS / The Changing Threat #129254

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 20, 1990
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(San Francisco: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Martin) Movement of AIDS beyond the gay community to the general population featured; details given of impact of AIDS on those using intravenous drugs; scenes shown from Chicago. [Lennie HAYNES - talks about working with drug addicts.] [University of Illinois AIDS study director Wayne WIEBEL - says IV drug users are route for AIDS to general population.] Question of whether drug community can be organized to change their habits as has been done in the gay community reviewed. [AIDS positive woman Janice JAROW - talks to women about AIDS being transferred through sexual relations; says the disease affects more than gay white men.] Reasons why circle of AIDS carriers will widen explained.

(San Francisco: Peter Jennings) ABC News poll findings of transmission of AIDS outlined on screen.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John
Duration:
00:04:20

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