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Pakistan / Earthquake / Health Crisis #812379

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 09, 2005
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The death toll from the Pakistan earthquake 2 months ago cited.

(Islamabad: Mark Phillips) The health crisis in Pakistan as winter descends & disease spreads featured; scenes shown of tent camps & overcrowded hospitals; details given about spinal injuries to women & children who were indoors when their houses collapsed and the need for surgical equipment. [Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Abid QURESHI†, Holy Family Hospital Musadiq KHAN†- comment on paralysis victims, including a 3-year-old boy.] [Neurosurgeon Dr. Syed HUSAINI†- comments on the poor hygienic conditions.]

Mitchell, Russ;
Phillips, Mark

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