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Legionnaires' Disease #259879

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 08, 1978
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(Studio) Latest Legionnaires' disease death reported to be Memphis, Tennessee, victim. Outbreak in NYC, include 2 deaths of garment district workers, described.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Efforts of New York City authorities to control Legionnaires' disease outbreak detailed. [Mayor Edward KOCH - notes that Legionnaires' disease is form of pneumonia, which has greater casualty rate than Legionnaires' disease.] [MAN - asks telephone caller about symptoms.] Hotline for those with suspicious symptoms noted.
REPORTER: Jerry Landay

Cronkite, Walter;
Landay, Jerry

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