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Medicine / Ebola Virus / US Patient #1078341

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 02, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The Ebola epidemic introduced.

(Dallas: Ron Mott) The status of the 1st US patient, Thomas Duncan, updated; details given of questions about his exposure to Ebola before getting on the plane and the quarantine of his apartment; scenes shown of food being delivered to the apartment. [Voice of quarantined man “OLIVER” – worries.] [Voice of Dallas County Judge Clay Lewis JENKINS†- describes how they are trying to keep the quarantined people safe.] [Ivy Apartments resident Kalilu KONNAH†- says he’s got to stay safe.] [Apartment manager Sally NURAN†- says nobody expected it.] [CDC’s Dave DAIGLE†- comments on the contact tracing program.] [Duncan’s nephew Joseph WEEKS†- says this is not the way anyone would want to go down in history.]

(Monrovia, Liberia: Nancy Snyderman) Duncan’s Ebola trail in Liberia reviewed. [Cab driver Jiminez GRUGBAYE††- recalls driving Duncan and a sick pregnant woman.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Dulles International Airport: Tom Costello) How US airlines are dealing with the Ebola epidemic featured; map shown of the CDC’s quarantine stations. [Delta Air Lines Barbara MARTIN†- comments on efforts to assess passengers for symptoms.] [University of Pittsburgh Medical Center TJ DOYLE†- notes the low risk of the disease spreading on an airplane.]

Williams, Brian;
Mott, Ron;
Snyderman, Nancy;
Costello, Tom

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