CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 15, 1978
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(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
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.