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BREAKING: Homeland Security Announces Travel Restrictions to Stall Ebola Outbreak

Flights between the U.S. and Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea will now require additional screenings

For National JournalSarah Mimms reports: October 21, 2014  Travelers flying between West African nations affected by Ebola and the United States will now be subject to additional screenings and “protective measures” to help prevent the disease from spreading into the U.S., the Homeland Security Department announced Tuesday. 150 more words


Vice President Biden, Gov. Cuomo Push To Revitalize NY's Airports

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Vice President Joe Biden and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are vowing to improve New York City’s airports.

Biden joined Cuomo on Monday as the governor announced a design competition to modernize and improve John F. 357 more words


Ebola outbreak - A health worker prepares protective equipment

A health worker is reflected in a mirror as he prepares protective equipment near Rokupa Hospital, Freetown, Sierra Leone.


Ebola outbreak - Health workers have asked for increased hazard pay

Health workers dress in protective clothing before taking the body of an Ebola victim from the Island Clinic Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia. A planned strike at Ebola treatment centers was averted as most nurses and health care workers reported for work. 26 more words


No Risk of Ebola Infection to Passenger on United Airlines Flight at LAX, Officials Say

Passengers and crew on a United Airlines flight that landed Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport were not at risk of Ebola infection, health officials said after responding to the plane and assessing a report of a woman with flu-like symptoms. 377 more words

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Officials: Airsick Passenger On Flight From JFK Prompts Ebola Scare At LAX

DALLAS (CBSNewYork/AP) — A flight from John F. Kennedy International Airport was the center of an investigation in Los Angeles because of a sick passenger. 1,367 more words