A second health care worker who had been caring for Thomas Duncan, the Liberian man diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas who later died from the virus, had flown commercially a day before coming down with symptoms.
Why was anybody who had worked with an Ebola patient allowed to fly commercially so soon? CDC Director Tom Frieden was asked that question at a press conference today:
The CDC’s “protocol” doesn’t exactly seem to be rigorously enforced.
In spite of concern over people with Ebola boarding flights, the CDC director continues to say that a travel ban from West African countries would create a “higher risk”:
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