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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014
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(Studio: David Muir) The first case of the Ebola virus in the US introduced; photos shown of Thomas Duncan & the Dallas hospital.

(Dallas: Cecilia Vega) The questions about how this Dallas hospital handled this case of Ebola examined; details given {with maps} about the journey taken by Duncan, the monitoring of people in contact with the patient. [Governor Rick PERRY - comments.]. [Dallas county health & human services Jack THOMPSON@- says the virus is contained.] [NEIGHBOR - reacts.]

(Studio: David Muir; Monrovia, Liberia: Richard Besser) How the system broke down in sending Duncan home the first time, the ripple effect with precautions, the lack of risk at the schools, how the disease is transmitted discussed.

Muir, David;
Vega, Cecilia;
Besser, Richard

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