CDC To Monitor All Travelers Coming To U.S. From Ebola-Stricken Countries

October 22, 2014 4:00 PM

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WASHINGTON -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Wednesday that it will be implementing a tougher, new 21-day monitoring period for travelers coming to America from the three West African states plagued by the Ebola epidemic.

The new system will be implemented starting Oct. 27, and will take place in six states: New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey and Georgia. CDC Director Tom Frieden said the plan is to expand the reach of the monitoring program to other states, and noted that the initial phase still ...

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