CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 29, 1985
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) French researchers' announcement of possible breakthrough in treatment of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) with cyclosporine examined; scenes shown. [Dr. Alain VENET (sic) - advises AIDS victims to seek treatment with cyclosporine.] Limitations of French findings explained. [Dr. Dominique ISRAEL-BIET - considers announcement important.] [Fndn. for AIDS Research spokesperson Terry BEIRN - cites lack of ability to validate claims.] ["New England Journal of Medicine" spokesperson Dr. Arnold RELMAN - fears inappropriate use of drug will result in harm rather than help.]
REPORTER: Susan Spencer
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