This program is 27 minutes long
(Dallas: Janet Shamlian) The new CDC protocol for treating Ebola patients, the Carnival cruise ship Ebola scare with a lab woman on board reviewed; details given about the apology from the Dallas hospital & the end of the monitoring period for those in contact with the late Thomas Duncan with Louise Troh quoted. [Dallas Mayor Mike RAWLINGS@- agrees there were mistakes.] [Dallas County Judge Clay JENKINS@- comments on Jordan's family.] The status of the three other Ebola patients updated. [National Insts. of health Dr. Anthony FAUCI@- says Nina Pham is doing well.] [Pham church MEMBER - comments.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Kristen Welker) The announcement by President Obama of a military response team & the issue of a travel ban from west Africa examined. [Senator Ted CRUZ@, FAUCI; October 10, Representative Blake FARENTHOLD@; on "Meet the Press," Senator Roy BLUNT - offer differing opinions on a flight ban & the government role.] [On the campaign trail in Maryland, OBAMA - speaks out.] ["The Rothenburg Political Report" Stuart ROTHENBERG@- comments on the bad political environment for Democrats.]
(North Garden, Virginia: Gabe Gutierrez) The discovery of a body in Virginia that may be missing college student Hannah Graham featured; Graham photos shown. [Chesterfield County sheriff's dept. Sgt. Dale TERRY@, police Chief Timothy LONGO@- comment on the search.] The arrest of Jesse Matthew in the case & the Morgan Harrington murder case noted. [Albemarle County sheriff's office Col. Steve SELLERS@- comments on the investigation.] [Former FBI profiler Clint VAN ZANDT@- predicts a methodical investigation to link the suspect to crimes.] [Two fellow STUDENTS - react.]
(Keene, New Hampshire: Ron Mott) Violence at a pumpkin festival in Keene, New Hampshire, featured; scenes shown of the unrest. [MAN, STUDENT - comment on the chaos.] A statement from Keene State College president Anne Hunt quoted.
(New York: Anne Thompson) The closing of a meeting of Pope Francis with his bishops about church issues such as homosexuality & communion for divorced Catholics featured; scenes shown. [Church MEMBERS - comments on the issues & change.] [NBC Vatican analyst George WEIGEL@, radio host Father Dave DWYER - comment on the Catholic Church.]
(Statesboro, Georgia: Katy Tur) The fashion trend of wearable fitness tracking devices examined; details given about the monitoring devices measuring steps, heart rates etc. [Stateboro, Georgia, human resources director Jeffrey GRANT - talks about employee health awareness.] [Fire dept. workers Lee TESHER?, Dallas McPHEE?- talk about step tracking.] [American University business school Cristel RUSSELL@- talks about the monitoring.]
(No location given: Joe Fryer) The story of Texas woman Elizabeth Laird, known as :the Hug Lady," for welcoming back soldiers returning to Ft. Hood profiled; scenes shown of Laird hugging since 2003. [LAIRD, SOLDIER - comment on the hugging.]