CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 26, 2000
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Studio: Elizabeth Kaledin) The decoding of the human genome featured; computer animation of DNA. [President CLINTON - comments.] [Celera Genomics president Craig VENTER - talks about the speed of the project work.] [Nobel Prize winning geneticist Dr. James WATSON - talks about learning to read DNA.] [Cystic Fibrosis Foundation president Robert BEALL - says many treatments are in clinical trials.] [Human Genome Project Eric LANDER - says knowledge of causes of disease will increase.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Genome-based drugs being tested reported.
(Delray Beach, Florida: Wyatt Andrews) The dangers of genetic information given to insurance companies and other parties examined. [American Hemochromatosis Society Sandra THOMAS - says insurance companies assumed she will have the disease.] [National Human Genome Research Institute Dr. Francis COLLINS - says the problem should be fixed.] [Representative Louise SLAUGHTER - addresses audience.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Poll results concerning genetic testing and privacy given.
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