Oklahoma Teacher Will Have To Quarantine Herself After Trip To Ebola-Free Rwanda

October 28, 2014 7:28 PM

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WASHINGTON -- An Oklahoma teacher has agreed to place herself under a 21-day quarantine after she returns from a trip to Africa, even though she is going to a country that has not had any cases of Ebola and is located thousands of miles away from the hot zone in the western portion of the continent.

The teacher at Blackwell Elementary School, whose name has not been released, will be going to Rwanda in early November for a mission trip with her church. Rwanda is Ebola-free and located in central and eastern Africa. Oklahoma is much closer to Texas -- where several cases of Ebola have been diagn...

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