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Medicine / Ebola Virus / US Patient / A Discussion #1072585

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper: Dallas: Elizabeth Cohen) The questions about the case of Thomas Duncan, the first patient in the US to have the Ebola virus, discussed; details given about the timeline for Duncan's illness, treatment for a fever by the Dallas hospital, a phone call to the CDC, how the virus is transmitted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Gary Tuchman) The people, including five children, who may have had contact with Duncan examined; scenes shown from four Dallas schools. [Liberian community assn. of Dallas-Ft. Worth Stanley GATES@- says they are doing fine.] [School kids' mothers Nellie CATALAN, Marie GALLARDO, three KIDS - react.] The parents' concerns discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) [President OBAMA - talks about what is being done to test for the virus.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Atlanta: Sanjay Gupta) This historic day of the first patient in the US being diagnosed with Ebola & the missteps by the Dallas hospital discussed. [CDC director Dr. Tom FRIEDEN - comments on the Dallas case.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Tuchman, Gary;
Gupta, Sanjay

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