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Medicine / Ebola Virus / US Patient / Cleanup #1073282

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 03, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Remarks from NIH director Dr. Anthony Fauci†† and Homeland Security Advisor Lisa Monaco†† about the chances of an Ebola outbreak in the US noted. [FAUCI – says it is extraordinarily unlikely.]

(Dallas: Manuel Bojorquez) The situation in Dallas with the arrival of Ebola patient Thomas Duncan updated; scenes shown of a hazmat crew and police at Duncan’s apartment; details given about the flaw in the system at Texas Health Presbyterian. [Fire marshal Robert DE LOS SANTOS††- comments on the cleanup.] [Texas Governor Rick PERRY – says our system is working as it should.] [CDC’s Dave DAIGLE††- says he is confident we will stop the outbreak in Dallas.] [Contact tracer Stephanie SCHRAG††- says the community is scared.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The infection of NBC News cameraman Ashoka Mukpo†† with Ebola and the testing of 2 patients in Washington, DC for Ebola reported.

(Study: Jon LaPook) How hospitals in the US are preparing for Ebola featured. [NYU Langone Medical Center infection control team Dr. Jennifer LIGHTER-FISHER††- explains how they use “fake patients” to test the staff and other measures being taken.] Fauci’s assurance that there will not be an outbreak in the US discussed.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Bojorquez, Manuel;
LaPook, Jon
Duration:
00:06:00

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