CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 16, 1993
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(Studio: Edie Magnus) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) Experimental gene therapy treatment for Andrew Gobea, a baby having the immune deficiency disease known as the "bubble boy" disease, featured; the procedure described. [Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Dr. Donald KOHN - comments.] The original bubble boy, "DAVID", who died in 1984, shown. [Father Leonard GOBEA - comments.] Implications for the use of gene therapy outlined.
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