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Medicine: Monkeypox #730640

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 11, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The government’s recommendation of smallpox vaccine for anyone exposed to monkeypox and the ban on the sale of prairie dogs and imports of other potential carriers reported.

(Dorchester, Wisconsin: Cynthia Bowers) The story of the Kautzer† family, whose daughter Schyan†† was the first American to be diagnosed with monkeypox, presented. [Mother Tammy KAUTZER – comments on her pet prairie dogs and her fears for her daughter’s life.] [Infectious disease specialist Dr. Kurt REED†- talks about the transmission of disease from animals to humans.]

Rather, Dan;
Bowers, Cynthia

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