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Chicken Flu #293532

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 28, 1984
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(Studio) Avian influenza epidemic reported spreading through nation's chicken industry
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Lancaster Cnty., Pennsylvania) Extent of epidemic in Pennsylvania-and Agriculture Department expansion of quarantine through northe. states examined; films shown. [Pennsylvania county agent Jay IRWIN - describes seriousness of disease.] [Ind. spokesperson Bill STEPHENS - cites mortality rates among flocks in short period of time.] Common source of virus' spread explained; economy impact on poultry ranchers such as Miller family described. [Alicia MILLER - fears foreclosure despite bank's effort to help.] Implications for consumers noted.
REPORTER: Jacqueline Adams

Adams, Jacqueline;
Schieffer, Bob

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