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Group B Strep Disease #256872

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 15, 1978
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(Studio) Report from researchers at Houston's Baylor College of Med. with regard to new disease that is striking babies in United States outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Houston, Texas) Effects of Group B Strep disease on newborn babies described. Houston Org. for parent Education film shown. Info. given re: transmission of disease. [Baylor College of Med. spokesperson Dr. Carol BAKER - says most babies are premature and require mechanical aid in breathing. (Exact reproduction of audio.)] Outcome of Baylor research into disease stated. [BAKER - says there's no known method for protecting mother or infant at present.] Details given with regard to development of vaccine.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

Cronkite, Walter;
Shepard, Gary

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