CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 12, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(New York: Jim Axelrod) Problems with people contracting illnesses in hospitals examined; examples cited. [New Jersey spinal surgery patient Bill SHUSTER - says he got sick after surgery; says hospital staff did not practice proper hygiene.] [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Dr. William JARVIS - describes the importance of health care workers washing hands.] [University of Pennsylvania Medical Center Maryanne McGUCKIN - says many specialists do not think much about infection control.]
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