Obama meets with Ebola team after second case confirmed

October 13, 2014 10:11 PM

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Obama meets with Ebola team after second case confirmed

WASHINGTON - One day after a Texas nurse contracted Ebola after treating a Liberian man who died of the disease, President Obama assembled his senior national security aides and top health officials for an assessment on the government's response to the virus.

The president met Monday with national security adviser Susan Rice, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell and Lisa Monaco, his top aide on homeland security and counterterrorism issues. Tom Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), joined the meeting...

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