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Medicine: Ebola Virus / US Patients #1073119

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Oct 12, 2014
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) A report on a Dallas nurse who has contracted the Ebola virus after caring for patient Thomas Duncan introduced; scenes shown from Dallas.

(Dallas; Vicente Arenas) The Dallas Ebola cases & protocols examined; reverse 911 call played; details given about CDC recommendations [CDC director Dr. Tom FRIEDEN@- talks about a "breach" in protocol.] [CBS Dr. Jon LaPOOK - talks about contamination possibilities.] [Nurse's neighbor "TOM" - reacts.]

(Studio: Jeff Glor) The Ebola fight in west Africa introduced.

(Monrovia: Debora Patta) The deployment of US troops around Liberia to help control the Ebola outbreak examined; scenes shown of US treatment centers being built. [Coordinator Gen. Darrell WILLIAMS%- outlines the role of the US military.] [US Ambassabdor Deborah MALAC%, Liberian President Ellen JOHNSON - outline what has been done.]

Glor, Jeff;
Patta, Debora

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