An emergency room doctor who recently returned to Manhattan after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, becoming the first case in New York City and the fourth in the nation. Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, recently returned from Guinea, where he worked at an Ebola treatment center with the aid group Doctors Without Borders. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo last night urged residents not to be alarmed by the doctor's Ebola diagnosis, even as they described him riding the subway, taking a cab and bowling.
Dr. Rick Sacra, who recently overcame Ebola, has a message to the latest American physician to contract it. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook sat down with Sacra in an interview you'll see only on "CBS This Morning."
It's feared a Liberian woman's brother died from Ebola. So, she's not being allowed anywhere close to the body. The villagers, too, can only say their farewells from a distance. Burial teams were brought to the village to help remove the body and, although it's one of the most dangerous jobs in the world, it pays just $15 a day.
There is growing concern that the Canadian shooting incident authorities say was carried out by a lone wolf could trigger copycat situations in the U.S. These types of attacks are hard to track and easy to carry out. CBS News correspondent Bob Orr reports that, in recent weeks, ISIS has cranked up a propaganda campaign urging attacks on U.S. targets wherever and whenever possible, and praised the Ottawa shooting as an example of what followers should do.
Jihadist supports mother's plea
There's been an urgent plea for help from the family of American hostage Peter Kassig. His mother, Paula, posted a message on Twitter overnight asking ISIS to give her instructions on how to save the life of her only son. CBS News correspondent Margaret Brennan reports thst the appeal for mercy is getting some unusual support -- including from a senior al Qaeda jihadist.
ISIS targeting women
Three Colorado girls apparently tried to join a militant group in Syria -- possibly ISIS. They boarded a flight from Denver to Chicago and went on to Frankfurt, Germany. That's where law enforcement officials stopped them. CBS News correspondent Margaret Brennan reports the three may have been lured by an ISIS on-line campaign targeting women.
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