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AIDS #310769

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 10, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Ctrs. for Disease Control's tally on United States death rate so far from acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) noted.

(NYC: Bob Faw) Efforts of many AIDS patients to keep truth from families examined; Dr. James Morrison cited as example [Morrison's former WIFE - describes his concern.] [PATIENTS - explain not wanting relatives to know.] Implications for falsification of public records and society's educ. as result cited. [PATIENT - notes need for cautious lying at times.] [Morrison's former WIFE - describes daughter's learning of cause of father's death.] [PHYSICIAN - acknowledges willingness to lie on death certificate for AIDS victim.] [Attorney Tom STODDARD - cites tenuous assurance of confidentiality.] California study's findings outlined on screen. [Dr. Louise McFARLAND - thinks soc. pressure has influenced doctors' rpting. of AIDS to public health officials.] [Dr. Jerry GROOPMAN - describes impact of soc. stigma on AIDS victims.] [Dr. James CURRAN - fears that victims' concerns about confidentiality will deter them from seeking treatment.]

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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