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AIDS #300872

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 14, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Public Health Service reported issuing new guidelines for service workers exposed to acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). [HHS spokesperson Dr. James MASON - explains disease's limitations.] Details of guidelines outlined on screen, discussed. Paranoia among some employers over AIDS noted illustrated by measures taken by Enserch Corporation of Dallas, Texas. [Enserch spokesperson Howard MATSON - defs. policy.] [American Nurses Association president Eunice COALE - hopes new guidelines will help reduce public hysteria.] Similar sentiments said expressed by gay orgs.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Bethesda, Maryland) Status of research into use of Azido-Thymidine, known as compound S, as treatment for AIDS examined. [Dr. Sam. BRODER - notes significance of findings so far.] [Patient John SOLOMON - describes his progress with compound South] Drug's effect on human body explained, illustrated. [Dr. David HO - is encouraged, but cautious.] [BRODER - agrees.] [SOLOMON - feels he has a new lease on life.]
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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