NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 03, 2014
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(Liberia: Nancy Snyderman) The infection of NBC News cameraman Ashoka Mukpo with Ebola in Liberia featured; details given about the precautions taken by the NBC News team and all over Liberia and the treatment of Mupko. [Mukpo’s father Dr. Mitchell LEVY- comments.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Snyderman’s assessment of how the NBC team is doing noted. [On the phone from Monrovia, SNYDERMAN – says they are under quarantine and believe their co-worker is going to be fine; comments on the social disintegration in parts of Liberia.]
(Dallas: Kate Snow) The response to Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Duncan updated; details given about the role of contact tracers and the flaw in the computer system at Texas Health Presbyterian. [Dallas County district attorney Craig WATKINS- comments on a possible criminal investigation.] [In teleconference, voice of CDC’s Dr. Beth BELL- says the case is being dealt with appropriately.] [CDC’s Dave DAIGLE- comments on the response from the state & county.] [Homeland Security & Counterterrorism Lisa MONACO- says we may see another case.] [Columbia University National Center for Disaster Preparedness Dr. Irwin REDLENDER- says the country is not ready for a large-scale epidemic.]
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