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Ebola, Staten Island Emergency Doctor, Ishmael Griffin Shares information.
The largest Liberian community outside Monrovia is in Staten Island, New York.
Concerns about Ebola have forced many in the community to cancel their trips back home, but some have left the US before the outbreak and their return sparks fear about the risk of an outbreak in New York.
Among the biggest concerns is whether the outbreak could spread to the United States after two American missionaries contracted Ebola in Liberia.
According to an infectious disease specialist with Staten Island University Hospital, it is highly unlikely.
"We aren't at risk of having an Ebola epidemic in America," said Dr. Ambreen Khalil. "Eighty to 90 percent of people die from Ebola, but it's not an American disease."
In Little Liberia, Jalloh is not alone in her concern. Many Liberian-Americans share her fears. Momo Fully, a father of four, lost his cousin to Ebola in August. He worries the disease, which has killed more than 3,000 people in West Africa, could take hold in the United States.
“People go back and forth all the time. There’s always the possibly of Ebola coming to America and spreading,” he said.
Health experts stress that despite the first Ebola diagnosis on U.S. soil, chances of an outbreak are very slim, given the far superior hospital services here.
This week our guests on Thursday Night Tailgate are: Hall of Fame QB Warren Moon, former Rams QB Vince Ferragamo, former Cowboys Pro Bowl WR Terry Glenn shares his 5 Star Picks of the Week, former Steelers Kicker Jeff Reed and sports attorney and contributor to WFAN in New York, Steve Kallas.
Join Chris Mascaro and Bob Lazzari every Thursday night from 8:00-10:00 PM EST as they talk with current and former players and coaches from around the NFL & CFL on "Thursday Night Tailgate." Chris and Bob talk football with the greats of the game 52 weeks a year so set a reminder, you don't want to miss an episode. Plus, check out the TNT web site: www.thursdaynighttailgate.com to keep track of upcoming guests, archived episodes and what players are saying about the show.
“I want to congratulate you on your outstanding show. I’m extraordinarily impressed. I’ve been on a lot of shows over the years in various cities but this one is exceptional." Andy Russell, Former Pittsburgh Steelers LB
We are going to interview Reed Timmer from the TVNWeather Network. He is a well known weather chaser that has worked with the Weather Channel and had his own tv documentery on chasing tornadoes
(written by Reed):
For as long as I can remember, I've always wanted to be a storm chaser. Growing up in Michigan, I was obsessed with severe storms and blizzards and realized that when I got my driver's license at the age of 16, I didn't have to wait for the storms to come to me anymore. When my classmates were going to parties in high school, I would sneak out of the house at night to chase lake effect snow squalls in the Lower Michigan snow belts, always knowing that my heart was in Tornado Alley. In 1998 I moved to Norman, Oklahoma, to study meteorology at the University of Oklahoma, driven not only by a deep-rooted passion to chase tornadoes, but also to understand the science behind them.
Sam Hornish, Jr. has been named the driver of the number 9 at Richard Petty Motorsports for 2015 and beyond. Hornish has signed a mult-year deal for the team, and gets the ride over the likes of David Ragan and Corey LaJoie. We'll discuss whether or not RPM made the right hire, and what lead to them picking Hornish over the others.
This week in NASCAR history, we go back to October 8, 2006 at Talladega Superspeedway, when Brian Vickers, who was leaving Hendrick Motorsports at season's end, makes contact with teammate, Jimmie Johnson, who then collected Dale Earnhardt Jr, propelling Vickers to his first ever NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win, and to some controversy that would live on forever in the hearts of race fans.
Crew chief changes at Front Row Motorsports will take place, effective immediately. Frankie Kerr, who was cc for the number 38 car and driver, David Gilliland. Jay Guy, who was working for Gilliland's teammate, David Ragan, will come over to take the place of Kerr. Competition Director, Derrick Finley will take over for Guy for the time being, as they look for a replacement for Guy to fill in that void.
Also, moving on to Nationwide Series news, Ryan Reed has resigned with Roush Fenway Racing and his sponsor, Lilly Diabetes will return in a multi-year deal with the organization in the NASCAR Nationwide Series.
Also, some more sad news out of the garage area, as Fox Sports commentator, Steve Byrnes will take a leave of absence once again as his cancer has returned. Byrnes took a leave in the middle of 2013 to battle cancer and was successfully treated.
Also, our picks to win at Charlotte Motor Speedway; as we preview the Bank of America 500.
Vic opens the show with an interview with Mike "Yes Indeed" Reed as Mike prepares to step into the ring on October 4th under his new promotion Top Rank Boxing. Jerry Jeff and Black pick it up and discuss the interview as well as getting you ready for the begining of NFL week 3 as the Atlanta Falcons vs Tampa Bay Bucs. Plus Minnesota lashes out at AP and Ray Rice files for reenstatement because of double jepordy, the crew will talk about that as well.
Good Deeds presents Author, entrepreneur and Leader Joyce Reed- REAL TALK ABOUT ALL FORMS VIOLENCE!
In the early 80's a young girl was born into a family that left her heartless, helpless and emotionless allowing her to always fin for herself; alone and barely loved. She grew up and experienced so many things that eventually allowed her to learn, forgive, forget and grow. Sharing my story to touch hearts of others that can relate to struggle, life's disappointments, abuse, deaths, and or betrayal; and come out with a positive attitude.
Using the words I recorded in journals and notebooks I kept as a young girl, I now bare my soul within these pages by sharing my truth. I share my personal struggles with the world to help others and give them the support and love I never felt as a young girl. I don’t want anyone to ever feel, what I felt growing up, but in my years of healing I realize that I am certainly not the only one. It was a lot of hurt and pain but there are ways to get through it, to do more than just survive. Reclaim your worth, your dignity, your SELF. He will see you through it, and He will put people in your path that will help along the way.
I am sharing my story with you, so others, who have judged me without knowing the silent pain that I carried, will finally understand. “Never judge a book by its cover, first open it and read it.” So as the Bible says, I am making it plain, and writing it on tablets--making my life that open book; a book that includes a vision of hope, faith and victory that many desire, but few have claimed.
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