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Medicine / Ebola Virus #1080913

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 20, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Kate Snow) The end of the Ebola quarantine for community members who came into contact with Thomas Duncan featured; details given about the monitoring of people in Texas & Ohio; statement from Ebola patient Amber Vinson’s family quoted. [Texas Presbyterian Health Resources chief nursing officer Cole EDMONSON†- defends the hospital and the nursing staff.] [Dallas school superintendent Mike MILES†- comments on the return of children who had been staying home.] [Dallas County Judge Clay JENKINS†- notes concern about the son of Duncan’s fiancée.] [Wilshire Baptist Church pastor George MASON†- says Duncan’s family would like to stay in the neighborhood.] The status of Vinson, fellow nurse Nina Pham and NBC cameraman Ashoka Mukpo†† noted.

(Studio: Brian Williams) The WHO’s declaration that Nigeria is Ebola-free noted.

(New York: Anne Thompson) The mission of New Jersey’s Katie Meyler†† to fight for child Ebola victims in Liberia updated; photos shown; details given about donations and support from NBC News viewers. [MEYLER – recounts the stories of Ebola victims; responds to the outpouring of support.]

Williams, Brian;
Snow, Kate;
Thompson, Anne

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