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Tuberculosis Scare / Plane Flights #871623

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 29, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The government’s order for the quarantine of a man who traveled with a dangerous form of tuberculosis noted.

(Washington: Nancy Cordes) The risk for fellow air passengers featured; diagram shown of the man's flights from the US to Europe and Canada; details given about the rare extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis {XDR-TB}. [CDC Dr. Julie GERBERDING†- says the patient may have been a source of infection.] [Vanderbilt University Medical Center Dr. William SCHAFFNER†- outlines the danger.] [CDC Dr. Kenneth CASTRO†- recalls his phone call to the man.]

(Studio: Katie Couric, Jon LaPook) Recommendations for those who may have been exposed and the potential impact for the public discussed.

Couric, Katie;
Cordes, Nancy;
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