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Medicine: AIDS / International Conference / New Virus #142471

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 23, 1992
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Amsterdam: George Strait) Debate among scientists at the international AIDS conference about discoveries of a new virus featured; scenes shown from Amsterdam. [National AIDS Commission Dr. June OSBORN, National Insts. of Health Dr. Anthony FAUCI, Harvard University Dr. Max ESSEX - comment.] Experts' general view that the University of California at Irvine scientists claiming to have found a new retrovirus have made a mistake noted.

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Statement from Health and Human Services Secretary Louis Sullivan about a new virus and the safety of the nation's blood supply noted.

(San Francisco: Ken Kashiwahara) Reaction of AIDS activists and the public about news of a new virus examined. [AIDS Foundation Joe FERA, New York blood bank Andrea SMITH - comment.]

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report from the conference on the high-risk sexual behavior of United States Army recruits reported.

Kashiwahara, Ken;
Sawyer, Forrest;
Strait, George

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