Health officials taking 'aggressive' steps to prevent Ebola outbreak in Virginia

October 27, 2014 1:48 PM

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Health officials taking 'aggressive' steps to prevent Ebola outbreak in Virginia

The Virginia Department of Health is taking aggressive steps to preventing an Ebola outbreak in Virginia, according to the state health commissioner.

Travelers who have recently been to Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone will be monitored on a daily basis. The VDH will then decide the level of risk that each traveler poses. Almost all travelers would fall under a low-risk category, meaning the VDH will still check in with them but will not require i...

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