This program is about 1 hour long
(Dallas: Anderson Cooper, Elizabeth Cohen) The medical condition of Dallas nurse Nina Pham%, who received a blood donation from Dr. Kent Brantly & treatment at the Dallas hospital discussed.
(Dallas: Anderson Cooper) The reverse 911 call announcing the new Ebola patient played.
(Dallas: Gary Tuchman) Pham's Ebola case & the general Ebola issue examined; scenes shown of Pham's apartment building. [Neighbor Betsy BOLGER@- talks about Pham, her dog & her courage.] [Four neighborhood FOLK - react.] The whereabouts of Pham's dog discussed.
(Dallas: Anderson Cooper; Dallas: Sanjay Gupta) Live discussion held with CNN's Gupta, former CDC disease detective Seema Yasmin & Mt. Sinai Hospital Dr. Peter Shearer about Ebola. [GUPTA - says health care workers can get sick even wearing protective gear; notes the safety record for Doctors Without Borders in handling Ebola for decades; reacts to the nurses' view about safety protocols.] [YASMIN - comments on Ebola cases, quarantine for those like Dr. Nancy Snyderman.] [SHEARER - talks about the safety suits.]
(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) The process of suiting up according to CDC protocols & then taking off the suit presented; scenes shown of ways for possible exposure.
(Dallas: Anderson Cooper; Dallas: Sanjay Gupta) The CDC protocol & the procedures used in west Africa by Doctors Without Border, which uses the buddy system, discussed. [Mt. Sinai Hospital Dr. Peter SHEARER - talks about training needed in hospitals.]
(Atlanta: Drew Griffin) The problem of what to do with the incinerated bags of waste collected from Duncan's apartment that were to be transported to a landfill in Louisiana examined; details given about the hospital equipment needed to kill germs. [Elizabeth R. Griffin Research Dr. Gavin MACGREGOR-SKINNER@- criticizes the Louisiana attorney general's opposition.] [Baylor University medical center Walter CASSITY@- says an autoclave is used.] The four facilities that can handle Ebola patients & how the waste from Dallas is not dangerous discussed.
(Dallas: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former CDC disease detective Seema Yasmin & Purdue University professor David Sanders about Ebola transmission from animals. [YASMIN, SANDERS - offer views on transmission via animals to humans, the limited research & the need for quarantine.]
(Dallas: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Wilshire Baptist Church Pastor George Mason about the family of the late Ebola patient Thomas Duncan. [MASON - defends Duncan for helping a woman who turned out to have Ebola; comments on the plight of Louise, the friend of Duncan, who needs help being reintegrated into society.]
(Studio: Kyung Lah) The resurfacing in public of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un; the fight against ISIS near Baghdad, Iraq; new protests in Ferguson, Missouri, in connection to the August police shooting of Michael Brown & a smoke bomb attack in New York City reported.