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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 28, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Second strain of AIDS virus, HIV-2, reported being identified in New Jersey. Report introduced.

(Newark, New Jersey: Robert Bazell) Patient arriving in United States from Cape Verde Island, Africa, with HIV-2 noted being treated in Newark, New Jersey, hospital. [New Jersey College of Med. Dr. Stanley WEISS - comments on patient.] HIV-1 discussed and illustration HIV-1 and HIV-2 compared. HIV-2's impact upon United States AIDS situation discussed. Officials quoted. [American Red Cross Dr. Leonard SANDLER - comments on HIV-2 and blood transfusions.] London, England's, AIDS summit noted concluding; details given, scenes shown. HIV-2 noted not raising risk levels for AIDS in US.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Surgeon General C. Everett Koop quoted regarding AIDS screening at United States university

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom

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