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Sunday Cover (Sun Danger / Ozone Layer) #345219

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 07, 1992
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Increased health dangers of the sun due to damage to the ozone layer featured; NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) tape shown of ozone destruction. [Atmospheric scientist Michael PROFFITT - comments on increased destruction of ozone.] [George Washington University Dr. Edward De FABO - comments on health threat.] Animal studies suggesting that increased exposure to ultraviolet radiation can suppress the immune system cited. [M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Dr. Margaret KRIPKE - notes importance of immune system.] [American Academy of Dermatology Dr. Darrell RIGEL - gives estimate on the ratio of Americans who will get skin cancer by 2050.]

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie
Duration:
00:02:40

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