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Medicine: AIDS #336261

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 07, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Edie Magnus) AIDS featured. Ways of contracting AIDS listed; AIDS defined on screen. [American Foundation for AIDS Research Mathilde KRIM - comments on incubation period of AIDS virus, treatment.] Statistics on AIDS deaths and infections listed on screen. Increasing life spans of AIDS patients, AIDS drugs AZT and DDI mentioned. Scientists' hope that they may turn AIDS into a syndrome that patients can survive noted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Richard Threlkeld) AIDS patients featured. [In 1987, WOMAN - announces that Rock Hudson has AIDS.] Number of United States deaths from AIDS reported. AIDS deaths of actor Rock Hudson, pianist Liberace, designers Halston and Perry Ellis, choreographer Michael Bennett, artists Keith Haring and Robert Mapplethorpe, attorney Roy Cohn, conservative activist Terry Dolan, anchorman Max Robinson, Washington Redskins football player Jerry Smith, schoolboy Ryan White reported; scenes shown.

Reporter(s):
Magnus, Edie;
Rather, Dan;
Threlkeld, Richard
Duration:
00:04:30

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