Despite Concerns, CDC Says It Has No Plans To Amp Up Ebola Screenings At U.S. Airports

October 1, 2014 11:17 PM

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But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has no plans to amp up Ebola screenings at U.S. airports, and as the infected patient seems to demonstrate, screenings may not always prevent infected individuals from entering the country.

CDC spokesman Benjamin Haynes told The Huffington Post the agency has no intention of increasing screenings at the nation's airports. Instead, he says, the CDC will continue to advise customs and border control officials about how to spot Ebola symptoms in travelers. The agency will also be providin...

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