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Medicine: Ebola Virus / US Patients / Waste Disposal #1073165

CNN Evening News for Monday, Oct 13, 2014
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(Dallas: Anderson Cooper) The identification of American Ebola patient Nina Pham, a nurse who cared for the late Thomas Duncan, noted.

(Atlanta: Drew Griffin) The problem of what to do with the incinerated bags of waste collected from Duncan's apartment that were to be transported to a landfill in Louisiana examined; details given about the hospital equipment needed to kill germs. [Elizabeth R. Griffin Research Dr. Gavin MACGREGOR-SKINNER@- criticizes the Louisiana attorney general's opposition.] [Baylor University medical center Walter CASSITY@- says an autoclave is used.] The four facilities that can handle Ebola patients & how the waste from Dallas is not dangerous discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew

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