Obama Should 'Immediately' Impose Ebola Flight Ban

October 17, 2014 7:54 PM

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Obama Should 'Immediately' Impose Ebola Flight Ban

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) on Friday called on President Barack Obama to impose a temporary travel ban on non-U.S. citizens from countries in West Africa that have been affected by the Ebola virus, urging the administration to take action "immediately."

"I have said for weeks that travel restrictions should be one part of a broad strategy to prevent Ebola from spreading in the U.S. and fighting it in Africa," Hagan said. "I am calling on the Administration to temporarily ban the travel of non-U.S. citizens from the affected countries in West Africa...

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