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Medicine: AIDS / Rural America #129281

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 22, 1990
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(San Francisco: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Jesup, Georgia: Chris Bury) Invasion of AIDS into rural America featured; scenes shown from countryside of Georgia in small town of Jesup, Georgia. [Mercer University School of Medicine Dr. Harold KATNER - says his patients believe AIDS is a city disease; adds that he sees more cases of females, who got AIDS from males.] Link of AIDS and spread of crack cocaine described; amateur video of crack sales shown. [Georgia department of health Dr. Ted HOLLOWAY - talks about the triad of crack, syphilis and AIDS.] [Dr. Claire HICKS - says care for AIDS patients is lagging in rural areas.] [Two shaded PEOPLE - talk about their disease.]

Reporter(s):
Bury, Chris;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:03:20

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