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Experimental Drug Controversy #306845

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 14, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Boston, Massachusetts: Steve Young) Impact on victims of eye disorder of halt to manufacturer of experimental drug Oculinum due to manufacturer's inability to get liability insurance examined; details given, scenes shown. [Mary SOUSA - recalls effect of drug on her, problems since manufacturer was halted.] [Dr. Gary BORODIC - notes scope of suffering due to drug's lack of availability now.] [Dr. Edward SCHANTZ - notes safety factor involved.] [Dr. Daniel TOWNSEND - comments.] Current plights of victims Rita Bannister and Dr. Thomas Crowe described. FDA's response mentioned.

Rather, Dan;
Young, Steve

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