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Medicine: AIDS / France / Tainted Blood / Drugs #344979

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 22, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Paris: Bill McLaughlin) Paris trial of four former French health officials accused of allowing people to be transfused with blood they knew was contaminated with the AIDS virus featured. [AIDS activist Christophe MARTET - says they did nothing to stop the contamination.] Excerpt shown of Patrick Godan's home video of his sons, who contracted AIDS from contaminated blood.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Edie Magnus) FDA's temporary approval of the experimental AIDS drug, DDC, to be used in combination with AZT reported. [FDA commissioner Dr. David KESSLER - talks about risks in granting approval.]

Magnus, Edie;
McLaughlin, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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