CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 13, 1985
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(Studio) Pasteur Institution in Paris, France, reported filing suit against US claiming their researchers first discovered acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) virus.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Boston, Massachusetts) Indications that AIDS is attacking victims' nervous systems and brains more rapidly now examined; "Bill" cited as example [BILL - notes difficulty with memory.] Extent of neurological problems described. [Dr. Richard PRICE - notes early manifestation of dementia.] [Frank DONAHUE - describes his ordeal.] Other new findings among AIDS patients discussed. [Dr. Paul VOLBERDING - fears the future.] Tentative findings in treatment with drug azido-thymidine, known as Compound S, mentioned. Focus of current research discussed. [VOLBERDING - explains problem with developing a vaccine.] [DONAHUE - cites need to retain hope.]
REPORTER: Susan Spencer
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