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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 05, 2014
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The health status of Thomas Duncan, the first Ebola patient in the US, updated.

(Dallas: Mark Potter) Duncan's worsening medical condition, the testing for those who had contact with Duncan & the hospitalization of Ebola patient Dr. Rick Sacra examined; scenes shown from a Liberian church in Dallas.. [CDC's Dr. Thomas FRIEDEN@- comments on Duncan.] [By phone, girlfriend "LOUISE" - comments.] [Baptist church minister George MASON - says Duncan came to the US to marry.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Omaha, Nebraska: Kate Snow) The return to the US of freelance cameraman Ashoka Mukpo@, who contracted Ebola in Africa, featured; scenes shown from the Nebraska Medical Center where he will be treated. [University of Nebraska Medical Center John LOWE@- explains how the ill man will be treated.] [Hospital's Dr. Philip SMITH - explains how the hospital treatment works.] [Parents Diana MUKPO@, Dr. Mitchell LEVY - comment on their son's medical care.]

Holt, Lester;
Potter, Mark;
Snow, Kate

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