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AIDS / Morrison / New Strain #367950

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 15, 1996
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Heavy weight boxer Tommy Morrison's announcement that he has AIDS reported; AIDS statistics given. [MORRISON - makes the announcement.]

(Shang Mi, Thailand: Dr. Bob Arnot) A new strain of the AIDS virus that has been spreading among heterosexuals in Thailand and the United States featured; scenes shown of AIDS victims in Thailand. [Armed Forces Research Institution Colonel Rodney MICHAEL - says it is a rapidly progressing epidemic.] The differing types of the AIDS virus outlined. [Thai Dr. Visharn VITIARSHI, AIDS VICTIM (thru translator), Harvard AIDS Institution Dr. Max ESSEX, Johns Hopkins University Dr. Kenrad NELSON, CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Dr. Harold JAFFE - comment on the new AIDS strain.]

Arnot, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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