Nearly 5,000 people in West Africa have died from the lethal Ebola virus, prompting fears of an American outbreak of the disease - fears intensified since two nurses in Texas and a doctor in New York tested positive for the virus. The CDC and prominent health experts continue to stress, however, that an epidemic in America is unlikely.
Recent Nielsen data show that PBS finished the 2013-2014 broadcast season with a dramatic increase in viewership, moving PBS to the fifth largest primetime household rating among all broadcast and cable networks. PBS finished the season with a 1.50 (or an average audience of 2.2 million viewers), a five percent rating increase compared to its average primetime household rating of 1.43 during the 2012-2013 broadcast season.
Andi Cooley is our guest. Andi is a nurse at the University Medical Center. Prior to her work at UMC, Andi was a truck driver. She shares her stories of both occupations including her participation in “Trucker Buddy”!