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Medicine: AIDS / Testing / Hollywood Hospital / Illinois #136991

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 19, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Al Dale) CDC (Centers for Disease Control) proposal of voluntary AIDS testing of hospital patients featured; details given of the ramifications of the testing issue. [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) director Dr. William ROPER, AIDS Action Council Carisa CUNNINGHAM, AID Atlanta Pat GRINDEL - comment on testing issue.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statistics on AIDS and health care workers noted. Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Brian Rooney) AIDS procedures in one hospital featured; scenes shown from Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital, California. [Emergency room physician Dr. John HATHERLEY - comments.] Financial cost of testing every patient for AIDS cited. [Hospital administrator Ron DAHLGREN - talks costs.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report in "Washington Post" on number of Illinois residents who married in other states due to Illinois' requirement of an AIDS test for marriage licenses reported.

Reporter(s):
Dale, Al;
Jennings, Peter;
Rooney, Brian
Duration:
00:04:30

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