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American Agenda (Medicine: Post-Polio Syndrome) #154569

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 28, 1994
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(No location given: Tim Johnson) The mysterious appearance of polio-like symptoms in survivors of the original polio virus epidemic of the 1940s and 1950s featured; past and current patient scenes shown. [Polio victim Charles STEIN, Elaine BURNS - recall their bouts with polio.] Theories about the cause of post-polio syndrome and the development of support groups for the patients mentioned. [Post-polio program director Dr. Lauro HALSTEAD - talks about his own battle.] [In group, two post-polio syndrome PATIENTS - comment.]

Johnson, Tim;
Sawyer, Forrest

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