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DHS: Flights From Ebola Nations Must Arrive at 1 of 5 US Airports

By Glynn Cosker
Editor, In Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that all flights arriving from Ebola-stricken West African countries must arrive at one of five specific U.S. airports with adequate Ebola screening stations in place.

Starting Oct. 22, any flights arriving from the Ebola-ravaged region of Africa must stop at Newark, Washington Dulles, Atlanta, New York’s JFK or Chicago O’Hare.

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Latest Ebola Patient Traveled on Frontier Airlines One Day Prior to Diagnosis

By Glynn Cosker
Editor, In Homeland Security

The second health care worker diagnosed with the Ebola virus took a domestic flight one day prior to reporting symptoms. The CDC is seeking contact from all 132 passengers on Frontier Airlines Flight 1143 from Cleveland to Dallas/Fort Worth on Oct.13. Anybody on the flight should call 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4635).

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