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CNN Evening News for Saturday, Oct 04, 2014
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(Studio: Poppy Harlow) The efforts to fight Ebola introduced; details given about the brief quarantine of airline passengers at the Newark airport after a man became sick and about the worsened condition of Dallas patient Thomas Duncan.

(Dallas: Martin Savidge) Duncan’s condition updated; details given about the status of people he had contact with. The availability of the experimental drug ZMapp†† discussed.

(Studio: Poppy Harlow) Live discussion held with microbiology/immunology professor Thomas Geisbert† and "Dallas Morning News" writer Dr. Seema Yasmin† about the Newark plane scare and precautions in Dallas. [Newark plane PASSENGER - describes what happened on the plane.] [GEISBERT – comments on Ebola transmission; talks about work on treatments.] [YASMIN – describes the CDC’s response; talks about the scanners that will be deployed to monitor people who may have had contact with Duncan.]

Harlow, Poppy;
Savidge, Martin

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