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Medicine: AIDS and Blood Transfusions #350534

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 19, 1993
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report from Canada that hemophiliacs may have received AIDS-contaminated blood transfusions in the 1980s noted.

(New York: Bob Arnot) The public's misconception about the safety of donating blood examined; public service announcement shown; Gallup poll findings cited. [Three PEOPLE - comment.] [National Commission on AIDS chairman Dr. June OSBORNE - cites the lingering fear.] [American Association of Blood Banks Dr. Arthur SILVERGLEID - says tests now screen out too many.] Reports that liver transplants are being suspended due to a shortage of donor blood noted.

Arnot, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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