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Officials Urge Calm After First Ebola Case Diagnosed In NYC05:58

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A doctor in New York City was diagnosed with Ebola last night. Dr. Craig Spencer came down with a 100.3 fever and diarrhea days after spending time in Guinea treating Ebola patients.

Dr. Spencer is being treated in an isolation unit at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, a designated Ebola center.

Bloomberg News’ Shannon Pettypiece tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson how officials are handling the situation and what New Yorkers are saying.


This segment aired on October 24, 2014.

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