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Medicine: AIDS / Bergalis / Health Care Workers #336838

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 09, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Scenes shown of memorial service in Fort Pierce, Florida, for Kimberly Bergalis, who died of AIDS contracted from her dentist.

(Miami: Juan Vasquez) Bergalis' work to educate the public about the risk of AIDS transmission from health care workers remembered; scenes and photograph shown. [Infectious diseases expert Dr. Sanford KUVIN - comments on Bergalis.] [BERGALIS - makes speech, testifies in Congress.] [Father George BERGALIS - comments on AIDS, reads unmailed letter from Bergalis to the medical community.] Three other patients who contracted AIDS from Bergalis' dentist Dr. David Acer mentioned. [Acer's patient Barbara WEBB - comments on mandatory AIDS testing for health care workers.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Vasquez, Juan
Duration:
00:03:00

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