CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 29, 1977
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(Studio) CDC (Centers for Disease Control) in Atlanta confirms reports that 6 more cases of Legionnaires' disease have been found since 29 persons died last year in Philadelphia. Latest victim to die is Knoxville, Tennessee, man. CDC (Centers for Disease Control) spokesperson says scientists convinced illness is airborne, has been around longer than suspected, may account for 1-2% of pneumonia cases each year, and was cause of 2 deaths at Odd Fellows convention in 1974, in same hotel where Legionnaires met.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
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