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Med.: Ultrasound Devices #324857

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 03, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Eric Engberg) Congress investigation into problems that result when FDA (Food and Drug Administration) accepts companies' word with regard to product effectiveness and safety reported; example given of Siemens' ultrasound equipment malfunctions. [Representative John DINGELL - comments.] [Former Siemens executive Michael MAHER - describes problems with machines and complaints from physicians.] Maher noted urging FDA (Food and Drug Administration) to investigate problems. [Siemens spokesperson Kevin KIMBALL - defends company's ultrasound equipment.] [Representative Thomas TAUKE - criticizes FDA.]

Reporter(s):
Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:10

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