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South Africa / AIDS Summit #436584

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Jul 08, 2000
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(Studio: Brian Nelson) The AIDS summit in Durban, South Africa, reported; statistics on AIDS in the United States cited.

(Durban, South Africa: Eileen O'Connor) The offer from a drug company to provide anti-retroviral drugs free to a South African government program examined; details given about AIDS transmission from women to babies; scenes shown from a cemetery. [Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital Dr. James McINTYRE - says the cost of the drug is a small part of the real cost.] [Medicine Control Council Dr. Helen REES - talks about finding ways women can control exposure to AIDS.] [Provincial Minister of Health Dr. Zweli MKHIZE - talks about improving the spread of information.]

(Studio: Brian Nelson) World Bank announcement of a new program for fighting AIDS on Africa noted.

Nelson, Brian;
O'Connor, Eileen

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