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AIDS #92914

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 29, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Paris, France) Researchers' claim here of possible breakthrough in treatment of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) examined; scenes shown. [Prof. Philippe EVEN - describes patient's response to treatment with cyclosporine A; remarks transcribed on screen.] AIDS virus' impact on human cells and cyclosporine's effect on cells explained, illustrated. [Dr. Alain VENET (sic) - advises AIDS victims to seek treatment with cyclosporine; remarks transcribed on screen.]
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

(Studio) Ethics involved in researchers' premature announcement considered; National Gay Task Force's reaction cited. French ministry's praise of treatment and its alleged success discussed.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings, Dr. Timothy Johnson

Johnson, Tim;
Jennings, Peter;
Salinger, Pierre

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