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AIDS in the Workplace
April 9, 1987 at 12:00 AM EDT
4891023783AIDS in the WorkplaceSome HIV-positive people lost jobs because of their status, but others found companies surprisingly supportive and concerned.1987-04-09 18:00:00disabled1967244473true118191Paralyzed man walks after transplanted cellsA Bulgarian man who was paralyzed from the chest down after a 2010 stabbing can now walk after a pioneering transplant in Poland. Cells from the man’s nose were used to repair his spinal nerves in a surgery that gives thousands of palaytics new hope for movement. Alex Thompson of Independent Television News has the report.2014-10-21 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Step-Forward-MAN-PARALYZED-walik-monitor-320x196.jpg2365351465n1t94iRl5Xw118190New protocols for healthcare workers, airport screeningsThe Department of Homeland Security has directed travelers entering the U.S. from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea to five airports for further screening before entering the country. The new travel protocol comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new safety plans for healthcare workers. Gwen Ifill speaks with Dr. Thomas Frieden of the CDC.2014-10-21 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/457599310-320x196.jpg2365351455VZQvBQxBdX4118084Driving an ambulance in Ebola-ravaged LiberiaIn Liberia’s capital Monrovia, ambulance crews go around the city, picking up bodies as well as sick patients who have been infected with Ebola. Video journalist Ben Solomon spent three weeks shadowing a nurse for this New York Times report.2014-10-20 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/ebola_nurse-320x196.jpg2365350618QogrlJxKxaw
Some HIV-positive people lost jobs because of their status, but others found companies surprisingly supportive and concerned.
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