First Ebola Patient Diagnosed in U.S. Dies

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Liberian Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S., died in Dallas Wednesday. As Ebola continues to spread in West Africa, where more than 3,400 people have died of the disease, five of the busiest US international airports will begin enhanced screening measures to find travelers infected with Ebola. Forum will discuss how prepared the Bay Area is for a possible Ebola outbreak and what the U.S., and the world, can do to contain the disease.

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Guests:

Doug Yakel, spokesperson for the San Francisco International Airport

Dr. David Relman, professor of medicine and senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Stanford University

Dr. Tomas Aragon, health officer of the City and County of San Francisco

Dr. Eric Goosby, professor of medicine and director of the Institute for Global Health Delivery and Diplomacy at UCSF; former global AIDS coordinator for the Obama administration

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