Amid Ebola fears, cruise ship quarantines worker, airline contacts travelers

October 17, 2014 12:08 PM

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Amid Ebola fears, cruise ship quarantines worker, airline contacts travelers

(CNN) -- Concerns about even remote chances of Ebola exposure rippled from a U.S. airline to a ship off Belize on Friday, with the airline trying to contact hundreds more passengers who flew with an infected nurse, and a cruise liner quarantining a health worker only tangentially linked to an Ebola patient's care.

The airline's move relates to Amber Vinson, a Dallas nurse who treated an Ebola patient and then was diagnosed with the virus herself this week after flying round trip between Dallas and Cleveland. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official said Thursday she could have had symptoms earlie...

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