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Scientific Breakthrough at LSU (1988)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-04-15

Duration: 00:01:43

Subjects: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Scientific research


  • Lormand, Ken Host
  • Jaynes, Jesse Speaker


This segment from the April 15, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Lormand reporting on LSU researchers discovering a compound called Shiva-1 that kills bacteria, viruses, and parasites in animals and plants. It includes highlights from a press conference with Dr. Jesse Jaynes discussing the possibility that Shiva-1 could cure AIDS.