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

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

Amid all the news about Ebola, Seattle Times readers are getting nervous about travel. More than 600 readers weighed in on NWTraveler’s recent informal poll. –About 42 percent said they were nervous about Ebola and changing their travel plans because of it.  (256 votes) –An almost equal number, 40 percent, said they were nervous about Ebola…


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October 17, 2014 at 12:55 PM

Is Ebola affecting your travel? Take our poll

The Ebola outbreak is buffeting travel in the United States and beyond. A man is being monitored for the disease aboard a Carnival cruise; more airline passengers have been warned after flying on a Frontier Airlines plane on which a now Ebola-afflicted nurse flew; some major airports in the U.S. and Europe are screening…


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October 15, 2014 at 9:29 AM

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

  A second Texas health-care worker was diagnosed with Ebola the day after she flew on a Frontier Airlines flight.  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Frontier are contacting passengers who were on the flight.  Here are statements from them: CDC statement: “On the morning of Oct. 14, the second healthcare worker reported to…


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