× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Medicine: AIDS / France / Tainted Blood / Cost #336129

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 28, 1991
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Paris: Bill McLaughlin) France's offer to pay compensation to thousands infected with AIDS through blood transfusions which were carried out even though health ministry officials knew the blood was tainted featured; details given. [Hemophiliac/victim Edmund Luc HENRI (through translator), Paris blood bank manager Dr. ANDLEURE, mother of AIDS victim, Sirley LALOUM (through translator) - comment.] Doctors' recommendation that anyone who had a blood transfusion in France in the 1980's be tested for AIDS noted.

(Studio: Connie Chung) Government study on cost of treating AIDS cited.

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
McLaughlin, Bill
Duration:
00:02:30

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.