NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 21, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Emeryville, California: Robert Bazell) Test reported developed that screens blood for hepatitis. Patient Leonard Duvall reported contracting Non-A Non-B hepatitis from blood transfusion. [American Red Cross Dr. Gerald SANDLER - says new test will make transfusions safer.] [Chiron Corporation Doctors Michael HOUGHTON, Amy WEINER - comment on test.] FDA (Food and Drug Administration) noted likely to approve test.
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