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Medicine: AIDS / Bergalis #340478

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 26, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Juan Vasquez) AIDS victim Kimberly Bergalis' testimony before a Congressional committee in favor of mandatory AIDS testing for health care workers featured; scenes shown. [BERGALIS - asks for legislation.] Most committee members' opposition to mandatory testing noted. [Representative Michael BILIRAKIS - expresses sympathy.] [Father George BERGALIS - says he hopes American public will listen.] Bergalis' case of contracting AIDS from her dentist recalled; scenes shown. [AIDS victim Barbara WEBB - testifies.] [AIDS-infected Doctors Hacib AOUN and Ed ROZAR - offer opposing testimonies.] Scenes shown from Bergalis family tour of the White House.

Rather, Dan;
Vasquez, Juan

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