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Category: Ebola
October 22, 2014 at 2:22 PM

Ebola and travel: You’re getting nervous, changing plans, poll shows

A passenger who just arrived in Chicago from Sierra Leone is screened at O’Hare airport. Anyone flying to the U.S. from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa must enter through one of five U.S. airports, including O’Hare, that  now screen for the disease. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo) Amid all the news about Ebola, Seattle Times…

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October 17, 2014 at 12:55 PM

Is Ebola affecting your travel? Take our poll

A protester stands outside the White House in Washington, D.C., on Friday  holding a placard urging  President Obama to ban travel to Ebola-affected areas in West Africa. The debate on travel bans has unleashed a flurry of impassioned arguments on both sides. ( EPA/Oliver Douliery photo) The Ebola outbreak is buffeting travel in the United States…

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October 15, 2014 at 9:29 AM

The official word on tracking passengers from Ebola-linked U.S. flight

  U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers conducting Ebola screening at JFK International Airport in New York. Four other U.S. airports begin Ebola screening Thursday of passengers arriving from Ebola-affected countries of West Africa.  (CBP / EPA photo) A second Texas health-care worker was diagnosed with Ebola the day after she flew on a Frontier Airlines…

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