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Med. and Health: Lyme Disease #322103

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 07, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Richard Roth) Karen and Tom Forshner of Talland, Connecticut, reported agonizing over mysterious disease afflicting their toddler named Jamie; details given, scenes shown. [Karen FORSHNER - comments on situation.] Deer ticks noted carrying Lyme disease; details given of Jamie attracting disease. Lyme disease hot spots across United States illustration [Tufts Univ. School of Medicine Dr. Allen STEERE - comments on number of cases reported] Difficulty of properly diagnosing Lyme disease noted. [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Dr. Patrick MOORE - says Lyme disease resembles many ailments.] Prevention noted difficult. [Lyme disease researcher Durland FISH - lists known preventative measures.] [FORSHNER - comments on situation.]

Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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