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West Nile Virus #707699

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 07, 2002
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(Studio: Matt Lauer) Another confirmed case of West Nile virus in Alabama noted.

(Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Don Teague) The refusal of some people to take precautions against West Nile virus detailed. [Fisherman Bill BESSETELLE‡- says he can’t spend his life doing nothing because of mosquitoes.] [Louisiana Secretary of Health & Hospitals David HOOD†- says there is a percentage of the population that doesn’t seem to be concerned.] [West Nile patient Bob CLONEY‡- says people need to protect themselves.] [Mosquito control inspector D’Andre AUGUSTUS‡- says it’s frustrating.]

Lauer, Matt;
Teague, Don

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