Obama Cancels Campaign Trip to Convene Meeting on Ebola

October 15, 2014 5:57 PM

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U.S. President Barack Obama convenes this afternoon a meeting of officials coordinating the government’s response to Ebola, following news that it spread to a second health worker at a Dallas hospital.

Obama postponed a campaign trip to New Jersey and Connecticut to hold the meeting and will make a statement afterward, according to the White House. The session was scheduled hours after discovery of the second case of Ebola contracted in the U.S. and the revelation that the worker took a commercial...

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