Newest Ebola patient flew on Frontier Airlines Monday

October 15, 2014 4:25 PM

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Newest Ebola patient flew on Frontier Airlines Monday

DALLAS (KXAS) — The second health care worker who tested positive for the Ebola virus traveled by air between Dallas-Fort Worth and Cleveland a day before she began showing symptoms for the potentially deadly disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Wednesday. On Oct. 14, the health care worker, whose name has not yet released, reported a low-grade fever and was isolated. The day before, the CDC said, she traveled by air from Cleveland to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on Frontier Airlines Flight 1143.

The health care worker showed no signs or symptoms of Ebola while aboard the flight according to the flight crew, however, due to the proximity in time between the flight and the patient’s symptoms, the CDC would like to interview all 132 passengers that were aboard the flight. Those who traveled on...

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