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New York / Medicine / West Nile Encephalitis Virus #389790

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 27, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Elizabeth Kaledin) The discovery of the West Nile encephalitis virus in the Western hemisphere for the first time reported. [New York City health commissioner Dr. Neal COHEN - says three people have died from the West Nile virus.] [New York Wildlife Conservation Society Tracey McNAMARA - talks about birds dying from an encephalitis-like disease.] [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Dr. Rima KHABBAZ - says this virus could be a new variant.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Interview held with American Red Cross President Dr. Bernadine Healy. [HEALY - says the West Nile virus could be worse; says the mosquitoes will die during the winter.]

Kaledin, Elizabeth;
Rather, Dan

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