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Medicine: West Nile Virus / Louisiana #707249

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 03, 2002
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(New York: Virginia Cha) The outbreak of West Nile virus in Louisiana & other Southern states featured; details given about how the virus is transmitted. [Louisiana state epidemiologist Dr. Raoult RATARD†- says there is no sign the disease will go down.] [CDC epidemiologist Dr. Roy CAMPBELL†- comments on the puzzling age pattern of the virus.] [New York Hospital infectious diseases director Dr. James RAHALL†- talks about mosquito exposure.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Further coverage of the West Nile virus on the MSNBC Website noted.

Reporter(s):
Cha, Virginia;
Seigenthaler, John
Duration:
00:02:40

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