Sen. Charles Schumer: Feds Should Cover NY Ebola Costs

November 16, 2014 10:05 PM

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ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer says the federal government should reimburse New York City and Bellevue Hospital Center for costs related to Ebola.

The New York Democrat said Sunday that more than $20 million has been spent on tracking health professionals and others arriving from Ebola-stricken countries and treating Dr. Craig Spencer, a physician who recovered from the illness after receiving treatment at Bellevue.

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