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Legionnaires' Disease Breakthru #55139

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 11, 1978
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(Studio) Report on breakthru in research on Legionnaires' disease, which was 1st identified at 1976 American Legion convention in Philadelphia.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Atlanta, Georgia) Legionnaires' disease cases, include 3 deaths, in Bloomington, IN, in connection with Indiana University's Memorial Union detailed. Discovery of disease germ in Union's cooling tower and in nearby creek by federal health researchers reported Remarks of researchers at Center for Disease Control in Atlanta with regard to important of find given. [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) spokesperson Dr. David FRASER - discusses prevention and/or control of disease.] Recent Legionnaires' disease case in Atlanta described.

Dale, Al;
Robinson, Max

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