CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 15, 2002
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.
(New York: Elizabeth Kaledin) The efforts to find a cure for the common cold examined; details given of the use of Pleconaril to shorten the duration of colds; scenes shown from inside doctors' offices. [National Institutes of Health Linda LAMBERT - says the cold causes huge economic losses; says antibiotics do not work against viruses.] [University of Virginia Medical School Dr. Jack GWALTNEY - says the only way to avoid colds is "to be a hermit"; explains what would make a good cold cure.]
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