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ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 27, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The recent rash of diseases in New York City noted.

(New York: Ned Potter) Report that the illness in New York City diagnosed as Saint Louis encephalitis may be West Nile Fever, which is new to the US, examined; details given of the reasons why disease can move around the world. [New York state health commissioner Barbara DeBUONO - says we have never before seen this virus in the US.] [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Dr. Stephen OSTROFF - says it is easy for pathogens to move to new places.] [Columbia University school of public health Dickson DESPOMMIER - says we are just part of the ecosystem.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned
Duration:
00:02:10

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