Ebola Treatment Challenges, and Bay Guardian Shutdown Reflects Cultural Change in San Francisco

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One of the nurses who contracted Ebola at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas is being transferred to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Why is Ebola hard for local hospitals to contain? Then, big news in the TV world: HBO has announced it will launch a streaming service sometime in the next year. Next up, we talk to a writer who tested the limits of where pet owners can bring “emotional support animals.” Journalist and author Jenny Nordberg talks about the phenomenon of  Afghan families raising their girls as boys to give them better opportunities. And finally, after nearly 50 years, the San Francisco Bay Guardian is ceasing publication. We talk about the paper’s legacy and what its demise says about the changing culture of San Francisco.

Banner Image: "San Francisco Bay Guardian" newspaper cover page.