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Medicine: AIDS / Mandatory Testing / Bergalis Testimony #582881

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 26, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Bazell) AIDS patient Kimberly Bergalis' testimony before Congressional committee for mandatory AIDS testing of health care workers featured; scenes shown. [BERGALIS - asks for legislation.] Investigators' lack of knowledge about how Florida dentist infected Bergalis and four other patients; most medical experts' opposition to mandatory testing noted. [AIDS sufferers Barbara FASSBINDER, Henry NICHOLS, Sonya SINGLETON - comment against mandatory testing.] Pending AIDS legislation mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom
Duration:
00:02:10

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