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West Nile Virus / Lentek #709068

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 28, 2002
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(Studio: John Roberts) Financial assistance to fourteen states plus the cities of Chicago, Illinois, and Houston, Texas, to help fight the spread of West Nile virus noted.

(No location given: Lee Cowan) Anxiety caused by the fear of West Nile virus featured; details given about the continuing spread of the disease; Internet ad for Lentek MosquitoContro† device shown. [Illinois Department of Public Health director Dr. John LUMPKIN†- says we don’t want people to be frightened but to take appropriate measures.] [Georgia elementary school teacher Tim JONES†- says we are taking every measure to ensure the safety of children.] [Consumers Union Frank TORRES†- says companies try to prey on people’s worst fears.]

Reporter(s):
Roberts, John;
Cowan, Lee
Duration:
00:02:20

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