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Medicine: AIDS / Asia / Japan #586246

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 24, 1992
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(Studio: Stone Phillips) Extent of the spread of AIDS in Asia noted.

(Tokyo: Brad Willis) AIDS in Japan, where the middle class is most at risk, featured; scenes shown. [Ministry of health Dr. Nobumichi SAKAI - (thru translator) talks about the sex industry as the contact point of AIDS.] Japanese noted having sex with prostitutes in Thailand, where AIDS is prevalent. [Health sociologist Tsunetsugu MUNAKATA - (thru translator) fears an AIDS explosion.] Yoshiaki Yoshida, the only Japanese man to publicly admit having AIDS, shown. The attitude toward AIDS in Japan reviewed. [SAKAI - (thru translator) talks about lack of sex education in the schools.]

Phillips, Stone;
Willis, Brad

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