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Medicine / Ebola Virus #1079900

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) A second patient who contracted Ebola in the hospital in Dallas reported; photo shown of nurse Amber Vinson, who also cared for Thomas Duncan before he died; scenes shown of Vinson boarding a plane to Atlanta for treatment at Emory University Hospital.

(Dallas: Kate Snow) The Ebola situation in the US updated; scenes shown of hazmat teams outside Vinson’s apartment; details given about her trip to Cleveland and the use of protective gear by hospital workers. [CDC director Dr. Tom FRIEDEN†- says Vinson should not have traveled on a commercial airline.] [Dallas County Judge Clay JENKINS†- says the CDC did not direct anyone to restrict travel.] [National Nurses United Deborah BURGER†- says Duncan was left for several hours, not in isolation.] [Texas Health Resources Dr. Daniel VARGA†- defends Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Costello) Concerns about travel restrictions examined; details given about Ebola screening at airports. [FRIEDEN – says we will ensure that no other individual who is being monitored for exposure undergoes travel.] [Cleveland Department of Public Health Toinette PARILLA†- says we are taking precautionary measures to make sure our public is safe.] [Former US Surgeon General Dr. Richard CARMONA†- notes the need for discussions on travel.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Peter Alexander) The frustration and fear of nurses over the Ebola outbreak featured; details given of their complaints about the lack of preparedness and equipment; letter to President Obama from National Nurses United quoted. [NURSE – comments.] [American Nurses Assn. Pam CIPRIANO†- says there needs to be aggressive training.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: Chris Jansing) Questions about who is responsible for the response examined. [OBAMA – says we are monitoring, supervising, overseeing in a more aggressive way.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) The response of the stock market to the Ebola outbreak noted.

Williams, Brian;
Snow, Kate;
Costello, Tom;
Alexander, Peter;
Jansing, Chris

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