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A Closer Look (Importing Disease) #707448

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 06, 2002
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(New York: John McKenzie) The growing risk in the US of mosquito-borne disease examined; details given of the risk factors. [Harvard School of Public Health professor Andrew SPIELMAN†- says the spread of West Nile virus is a wakeup call.] [Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Dr. Jonathan PATZ†- says the mosquito becomes more infectious in warmer weather.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Further coverage about West Nile virus on the ABCNews Website noted.

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
McKenzie, John
Duration:
00:02:30

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