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Medicine / Ebola Virus / US Patient #1078323

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Ron Mott) The first Ebola case in the US updated; scenes shown from the Dallas hospital; photo shown of patient Thomas Duncan; details given of questions about the hospital’s handling of this case; map shown of Duncan’s route from Liberia. [Texas Governor Rick PERRY†- says children are being monitored for signs of the disease.] [Parent Mike JOHNSON, Duncan’s NEIGHBOR – comment.] [Dallas Fire & Rescue Lt. Joel LAVENDAR†- describes the procedure for dealing with a contagious patient.] [Texas Health Resources zone clinical leader Dr. Mark LESTER†- comments on the lack of communication about Duncan’s travel from Africa.] [Liberian Community Assn. of DFW Alben TARTY†- says we are praying for a nation.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Monrovia, Liberia: Nancy Snyderman) Duncan’s condition when he left Africa and the transmission of Ebola reviewed. NOTE: Report ends abruptly due to technical glitch.

Williams, Brian;
Mott, Ron;
Snyderman, Nancy

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