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CDC Workers Deaths #250793

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 01, 1977
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(Studio) 2 employees of CDC (Centers for Disease Control) in Atlanta die of mysterious illness; had worked in area where Legionnaires' disease investigation being conducted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Atlanta, Georgia) 2 men were George Flowers and Robert Dubingon. [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) spokesperson Dr. Richard DIXON - says 1 of problems in diagnosis is 1st symptoms common to all infections. Says they're concerned about others working at Center and are probing for disease cause, but also have public health responsibility to continue work. Also says Legionnaires' disease can't be excluded, but feels it's unlikely.] Doctors say it's possible cause will never be known.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Reporter(s):
Goldberg, Bernard;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:02:00

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