Nurse exposed to Ebola should not have flown, passengers contacted after her diagnosis

October 15, 2014 7:31 PM

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Nurse exposed to Ebola should not have flown, passengers contacted after her diagnosis

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A top federal health official said Wednesday that a Texas nurse exposed to the Ebola virus never should have taken a flight from Cleveland to the Dallas area. She has now been diagnosed with Ebola and officials are now contacting other passengers on the plane.

"The level of risk to people around her would be extremely low," said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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