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Medicine: Ebola Virus / Cruise Ship #1073358

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 17, 2014
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(Studio: David Muir) The impact of an Ebola scare on a Carnival Cruise ship & restrictions on the Texas hospital staff reported; scenes shown of patient nurse Nina Pham in the hospital.

(Dallas: Tom Llamas) The steps taken by the cruise ship because of a lab supervisor from Dallas on board reviewed; diagrams shown of the ship's route. [Ship's passenger Jeremy MALONE@- describes what happened on the ship.] The efforts by Frontier Airlines to contact passengers who flew with infected nurse Amber Vinson or on the same plane later discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Richard Besser) An ABC interview with Texas health resources chief clinical officer Dr. Daniel Varga about patient care at the Dallas hospital presented. [VARGA - talks about "Ebola" patients in the hospital.] The need to control Ebola as in the cruise ship tale discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) A photo of Pham's quarantined dog shown.

Muir, David;
Llamas, Tom;
Besser, Richard

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