NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 13, 2014
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(Dallas: Kate Snow) The treatment of Dallas nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola after caring for Thomas Duncan before he died, featured; scenes shown of hazmat teams at her home; reverse 911 call to neighbors played; details given about Louisiana’s decision to block truckloads of waste from Duncan’s apartment. [Pham’s friend Tom HA- comments.] [Cleaning Guys Brad SMITH- comments on the decontamination efforts.] [CDC Dr. Tom FRIEDEN- says it is possible other individuals could have been infected.] [Voice of Texas Department of State Health Services commissioner Dr. David LAKEY- comments on the incineration of items from Duncan’s home.]
(Washington: Peter Alexander) Concerns about gaps in the US health care system examined; details given about the challenges of putting on and removing protective gear. [National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony FAUCI- comments on the need for training.] [Family practitioner Dr. Linda GIRGIS- comments on the possibility of a patient showing up at a family doctor.] [Nurse Kelly FIELDS- describes what she wore to treat a patient.] [National Nurses United Katy ROEMER- says we want direct training.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) The condition of NBC cameraman Ashoka Mukpo updated; statement from NBC medical correspondent Nancy Snyderman about her quarantine violation quoted.
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