NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 01, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Saint Louis: Robert Bazell) Research reported showing alpha interferon, used to treat cancer, is an effective cure for hepatitis B virus; details given of Saint Louis, Missouri, Washington University Veterans Administration Hospital treatment program. [Patient Janet KIEFHABER, National Insts. of Health Dr. Jay HOOFNAGLE - comment.] [KIEFHABER - describes side effects.]
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