U.S. Ebola Patients Discharged: "Pose No Public Health Threat"

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Dr. Kent Brantly, the medical missionary who contracted Ebola in West Africa, was released today from the Infectious Disease Unit at Emory University in Atlanta. Dr. Bruce Ribner, Director of the Infectious Disease Unit, announced Brantly’s release with reassuring words about what he called “a rigorous course of treatment” and “testing." Makiko Kitamura is a health and science reporter for Bloomberg News. She joins us from London, and she’s worked with colleagues in the US, West Africa and Geneva, headquarters of the World Health Organization.

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Guest:
Makiko Kitamura - Bloomberg News - @maki_kitamura

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Claire Martin, Sarah Sweeney, Katie Cooper