Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Thursday, October 9, 2014
Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S., has died.
October 9th, 2014
05:13 AM ET

Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Thursday, October 9, 2014

Major U.S. airports step up Ebola screenings. Another St. Louis-area teen is killed by police. And North Korea's Kim Jong Un is still MIA.

It's Thursday, and here are the "5 things to know for your New Day."

1. EBOLA

Questions and precautions: Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S., died yesterday, 10 days after being admitted to a Texas hospital. His family wonders if the outcome would have been different if he had been admitted on September 25, the first time he showed up with a fever and stomach pain. Meanwhile, five of America's biggest and busiest airports are beefing up protection measures. Now when people arrive at New York's JFK, Washington Dulles, Newark, Chicago O'Hare and Atlanta international airports from the nations hardest hit by Ebola, they will get a special screening.

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