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Africa / Ebola Virus #1069715

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 04, 2014
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(Studio: David Muir) The extreme caution in the US about the Ebola virus introduced; details given about screening in the US and the experimental drug used on Dr. Kent Brantly; photos and video shown.

(Atlanta: Steve Osunsami) The background of a male patient at Mt. Sinai Hospital, the treatment of Brantly at Emory, how he and volunteer Nancy Writebol were infected featured. [Mt. Sinai Hospital Dr. Kevin CHASON†- comments on the symptoms.] [SIM's Bruce JOHNSON†- talks about Nancy's health.] The casualties of the disease in west Africa cited.

(Studio: David Muir, Richard Besser) The CDC's testing of possible Ebola patients, the untested experimental drug, the problems in the transmission of Ebola discussed.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Osunsami, Steve;
Richard, David Muir,
Duration:
00:04:30

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