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Toxic Shock Syndrome #62606

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 10, 1980
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(Studio) Center for Disease Control's assessment of number of cases of toxic shock syndrome, include those resulting in death, reported; recent link of disease with Procter and Gamble's Rely tampon recalled.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Govt. said stressing that Rely is not only tampon linked with toxic shock syndrome. [Disease victim Stephanie HALEY - describes experience.] [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) spokesperson Dr. Kathryn SHANDS - comments.] Alleged relationship between tampon use and vaginal ulcers reported; Dr. Myra Mayer and spokesperson for Mayo Clinic quoted. Response by tampon mfrs., include Procter and Gamble's TV commercial, noted. [Health Research Group spokesperson Robert LAFLAR - comments.] Ralph Nader mentioned. [Procter and Gamble v. page Geoffrey PLACE - comments.]
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

Gregory, Bettina;
Reynolds, Frank

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