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New Mexico Botulism Cases #53460

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 17, 1978
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(Studio) Contd. search for cause of botulism cases in Clovis, NM, reported.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Clovis, NM) Clovis health officials' report that Reverend Charles Green is latest victim noted. [GREEN - describes symptoms.] Is noted that all victims ate at Colonial Park Cntry. Club last week [State health officer Dr. Jonathan MANN - cites unusu. case of no deaths from botulism here. Thinks it's due to being able to get victims medical aid in New Mexico and Texas.] Officials' statement of unlikelihood of tainted vegetables being sold elsewhere and tests being conducted in Dallas and here as precaution reported Clovis' residents' reaction to outbreak detailed. [MAN - hasn't changed eating habits.]
REPORTER: Bill Redeker

Reasoner, Harry;
Redeker, Bill

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