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Kansas City - A Homefront In The Fight Against Ebola04:12

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A TV news cameraman successfully treated for Ebola is free to head home to Rhode Island today. Ashoka Mukpo is the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. hospital.

Two nurses remain hospitalized after catching the virus from a Liberian man who died at a Dallas hospital.

Whether here or in West Africa, Ebola comes with a stigma. That's something many West Africans living in the U.S. are finding out.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, KCUR’s Sylvia Maria Gross reports from Kansas City.


This segment aired on October 23, 2014.

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