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Medicine: AIDS / Mason Death / Bergalis / Health Workers #340647

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 09, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Death of Belinda Mason, a member of President Bush's task force on AIDS, reported.

(Fort Pierce, Florida: Juan Vasquez) Postponement of Kimberly Bergalis' testimony before Congress for mandatory AIDS testing of health care workers featured; details given of how Bergalis contracted AIDS from her dentist; scenes shown. [BERGALIS and woman infected by the same dentist, Barbara WEBB - comment.] [Father, George BERGALIS - says they don't want to see Bergalis in Washington because she is a threat.] Medical community's view on mandatory AIDS testing mentioned. [National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Dr. Sanford KUVIN, Representative William DANNEMEYER - comment.] Bergalis' parents' fear that she has become a political pawn mentioned.

Rather, Dan;
Vasquez, Juan

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