NBC Evening News for Monday, May 17, 1993
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(San Francisco: Robert Bazell) Second pioneering gene therapy operation for Zachary Riggins, a baby born without a working immune system, the "bubble boy" disease, featured; medical scenes shown. [University of California, San Francisco, Dr. Diane WARA, parents Lori and Rich RIGGINS - comment on the operation.] The implications of genetic therapy for the treatment of other diseases noted.
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