NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 04, 2014
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(Atlanta: Kate Snow) The expected arrival of Nancy Writebol and the recovery of Dr. Kent Brantly featured; scenes shown of Brantly’s arrival at the Emory University Hospital; photos shown of Brantly, his wife, and Writebol; graphic visuals shown of the special isolation unit at Emory. [NIAID director Dr. Anthony FAUCI- says the experimental drug is a cocktail of antibodies.] [SIM’s Bruce JOHNSON- comments on experimental drug use.] [Decorated US Air Force Col. Dr. Donald SIEGEL- talks about the risks involved.]
(Atlanta: Dr. Nancy Snyderman) The strict isolation of patients with possible Ebola symptoms and heightened alert of the US healthcare system featured; map shown of West Africa; scenes shown of Nigerian officials screening passengers at the Lagos airport. [CDC’s Capt. Inger DAMON- says the close attention toward Ebola is really unprecedented.] [CDC epidemic intelligence service officer Dr. Negar ALIABADI- says they are doing their best to get the situation under control.]