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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 16, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The Ebola virus introduced.

(Dallas: Kate Snow) Concerns about the preparedness of medical facilities in the US to treat Ebola cases examined; details given about the status of Dallas nurses Amber Vinson & Nina Pham, who have been transferred to other facilities; scenes shown of hazmat teams at Vinson’s apartment; statement from Texas Presbyterian Health Hospital about the treatment of Thomas Duncan quoted. [Dallas County Judge Clay JENKINS†- expresses concern about more cases in Dallas.] [With “Today”’s Matt Lauer, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital nurse Brianna AGUIRRE†- describes the inadequate gear and conditions at the hospital.] [At Congressional hearing, Texas Health Resources Dr. Daniel VARGA†- apologizes for the treatment of Duncan.] [Representative Diana DEGETTE†- questions CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden† about Vinson’s travels.] [FRIEDEN – responds.] The ripple effect of Vinson’s flight to Cleveland reviewed; Facebook post from Vinson’s friend Falisha Lee† quoted.

(Studio: Brian Williams) More of Lauer’s interview with Aguirre presented. [AGUIRRE – defends coming forward; worries about losing her job; reacts to the possibility of being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian if she gets Ebola.]

(White House: Chris Jansing) President Obama’s response to the Ebola crisis reviewed; details given about his authorization for the Pentagon to call up the National Guard & Reserve to get to the source of the disease in Liberia.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Dulles International Airport: Tom Costello) Concerns about airline travel featured; details given about the actions of Frontier Airlines regarding the plane taken by Vinson. [Flight 1143 passenger Axl GOODE†- recounts what he was told.] [Lahey Clinic Dr. Mark GENDREAU†- comments on traveling while in an infectious stage.] [Airline PASSENGER from Sierra Leone – describes being screened.]

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

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