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Venereal Disease / Chlamydia #300088

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 28, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Indianapolis, IN) Epidemic of chlamydia, a venereal disease, in United States and its health and psychological toll on victims examined; films shown. ["JANE" - describes impact of infertility due to chlamydia.] [Dr. Mary WILSON - notes chlamydia's damage to body as compared with gonorrhea.] Difficulty in early detection of disease explained. [Dr. Virginia KANE - notes patients' usual ignorance about chlamydia.] [PATIENTS - question ability to be cured; cite social stigma.] [Dr. Robert JONES - advises sexually active women to have tests.] ["JANE" - recalls conceiving once chlamydia was cured.]
REPORTER: Ned Potter

Reporter(s):
Potter, Ned;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:00

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