CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 10, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(New York: Richard Threlkeld) Case of New York Dr. Veronica Prego, who contracted AIDS when she was accidentally stuck by AIDS-infected needle, reported going to trial; details given of Prego's lawsuit against hospital in which she was infected. [PREGO - testifies.] CDC's data regarding AIDS cases among health care workers outlined on screen. Precautions taken by health workers discussed; scenes shown from operating rooms. [Dr. Lorraine DAY - says health care workers are not being protected.] [AIDS rights advocate David BARR - fears that Prego case will generate more discrimination against AIDS patients.]
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