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October 15th, 2014
05:29 PM ET

SOTU Scoop

By CNN's Tracey Webb

Your daily scoop of what State of the Union is watching today, October 15, 2014.

1. Ebola in the U.S. A second nurse at Dallas' Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has contracted Ebola. Amber Vinson, who helped care for Ebola patient Thomas Duncan when he was most infectious, also took a flight from Cleveland to Dallas one day before she was diagnosed as having the virus. Vinson is being transferred to Atlanta's Emory University Hospital, which has successfully treated two other Ebola patients. Meanwhile the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking speak with all passengers who were on Vinson's flight, Frontier Airlines Flight 1143. The first nurse who contracted Ebola has been identified as Nina Pham. She also cared for Duncan and is in improving condition, according to Texas Health Presbyterian.


October 15th, 2014
12:20 AM ET

Dr.: We need a national training program to fight ebola

Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner talks to Candy Crowley about what needs to be done to fight Ebola in the United States.

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