NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 04, 1977
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(Studio) CDC (Centers for Disease Control) has sent physicians to Vermont because of deaths there due to Legionnaires' Disease. Experts say some cases there don't appear to be serious.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Burlington, VT) 1st cases were diagnosed during summer at Vermont Med. Center Hospital. 13 of 18 confirmed cases have been fatal. [Center spokesperson Dr. Charles PHILLIPS - predicts at least 100 cases before it's over.] Will be at least 2 weeks before investigation in Burlington is complete.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy
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