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A Closer Look (Virus Mystery) #195945

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 12, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The fierce debate about the virus SV40, which may a source for some cancers, introduced.

(Studio: Kevin Newman) The discovery of a monkey virus in humans examined; details given of one theory that the monkey virus came from the Salk polio vaccine that is made from monkey kidneys. [Describing as microscopic reasearch, Loyola University Medical Center at Chicago Dr. Michele CARBONE - says he saw something that seemed wrong.] [Baylor University Medical School Janet BUTEL - talks about the presence of the virus; says studies on the virus need to be done.] [National Cancer Institute Mae WONG - downplays dangers from the polio vaccine.] [Plaintiffs' attorney Stan KOPS - talks about polio drug manufacturers' tests.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tomorrow's segment previewed.

Jennings, Peter;
Newman, Kevin

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