NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 24, 1983
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(Studio) Death rate among victims of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Federal government's efforts to reassure public about AIDS epidemic following reports of unusual case of New York City sanitation worker and recent article in "New England Journal of Med." examined. [Assistant secretary for health Edward BRANT - denies reason for panic among general public.] AIDS-related statistics outlined on screen, discussed; apparent success of new heat treatment for blood used by hemophiliacs as means of eliminating blood-transmitted diseases from that group noted.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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