CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 11, 1980
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(Studio) Report with regard to toxic shock syndrome introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Rock Hill, SC) [Carolyn THOMPSON - talks about treatment of her daughter, a toxic shock victim.] [Dr. Robert LINDEMANN - explains his treatment of Sheila Edwards for strep throat.] Sheila's death recounted. [Pathologist Dr. James MAYNARD - reports findings of autopsy.) [Center for Disease Control Kathryn SHANDS - explains why toxic shock syndrome is difficult to diagnose.] Rely tampons said withdrawn from stores by Procter and Gamble. television commercial shown. [Sheila's father Sidney THOMPSON - advises against use of tampons.]
REPORTER: Bruce Hall
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