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West Nile Virus #708272

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 16, 2002
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced

(New York: Robert Bazell) The rapid rise and spread of West Nile virus featured; details given of symptoms; statistics on deaths and infections cited; map shown of states with reported infections. [CDC Dr. James HUGHES†, Harvard School of Public Health Dr. Richard POLLOCK†- comment on the spread of the disease.] [Victim Bob BENSON‡- says he was lucky enough to recover.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Further coverage of West Nile virus on msnbc.com noted.

Reporter(s):
Bazell, Robert;
Williams, Brian
Duration:
00:02:20

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