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Africa / AIDS Conference / Zimbabwe #635286

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 10, 2000
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The international AIDS conference in Durban, South Africa, reported; statistics on AIDS in Africa cited.

(Codwa, Zimbabwe: Dr. Bob Arnot) The problems caused by AIDS in Zimbabwe examined; scenes shown of the lives of one family of orphaned children. [11-year-old Emmanuel NYAKONDA - comments.] [Southern Africa AIDS executive director Dr. Tim LEE - says many children will grow up without parents.] [UNAIDS technical adviser Dr. Jacob GAYLE - says the AIDS orphans are losing their future.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Announcement of donations from Merck and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation of millions to fight AIDS in Botswana noted.

(Durban: Robert Bazell) The problems faced by those fighting AIDS in Africa examined; scenes shown from a hospital in Durban, South Africa and from Soweto. [Hope Worldwide Dr. Mark AKERWELLER - says he is excited about one anti-AIDS project; calls it a "genocide of the heart."] [Educator Ngeti SHAVALAVA - comments on the misconceptions.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) CDC (Centers for Disease Control) study results showing that American teens are taking more steps to protect themselves from AIDS reported.

Arnot, Bob;
Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom

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