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AIDS / Infant Deaths #291836

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 26, 1983
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(Studio) Possibility that 3 recent infant deaths in Los Angeles, California, area were linked to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) reported
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Los Angeles, California) Indications that infants, include Jeffrey Pardo, died from AIDS-infected blood transfusions examined. [Dr. Joseph CHURCH - acknowledges such possibility.] Jeffrey's medical history outlined. [Nurse Patricia SORENSON - describes child's health problems.] Efforts of blood donor ctrs. include Red Cross, to screen donors noted. [Red Cross spokesperson Dr. Steven KLEINMAN - isn't convinced AIDS-contaminated blood was source of infants' death.] [Dr. Alphonso PARDO - feels no anger towards son's death from contaminated blood; explains.]
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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