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Africa / Ebola Virus #1129817

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 01, 2014
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(Studio: James Brown) The Ebola outbreak in West Africa introduced; death toll cited; photos shown of American patients Dr. Kent Brantly† and Nancy Writebol†.

(Atlanta: Vicente Arenas) Plans for Brantly and Writebol to return to the US to be treated at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta featured; scenes shown of the Aeromedical Biological Containment System in the transport jet and the isolation unit at Emory. [Emory infectious disease specialist Dr. Bruce RIBNER††- says we have the expertise to help them recover.] [SIM USA president Bruce JOHNSON††- comments on the condition of Brantly & Writebol.] [CDC director Dr. Tom FRIEDEN – describes precautions.]

(Studio: James Brown) President Obama’s remarks on the Ebola crisis noted.

(Studio: James Brown, Jon LaPook) Concerns about an outbreak in the US and the differences between Africa and here discussed.

Brown, James;
Arenas, Vicente;
Jon, James Brown,

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