Second health care worker with Ebola flew commercially before diagnosis
A second health care worker who had been caring for Thomas Duncan has been diagnosed with Ebola. It has been learned that the day before symptoms developed, the worker who cared for Duncan flew commercially.
The airline and health officials are now asking passengers on that flight to contact them:
JUST IN: CDC & Frontier Airlines: 2nd health care worker diagnosed with Ebola flew from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday pic.twitter.com/GFoXNWre7b
— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) October 15, 2014
It might make you wonder…
@NBCNightlyNews why would someone under observation be able to fly in the first place?
— DNOISMS (@dno253) October 15, 2014
Hard to understand how a nurse CDC knew was exposed to Ebola, flew on a plane AFTER her colleague was diagnosed. I want to trust CDC, but…
— Ana Navarro (@ananavarro) October 15, 2014
Perhaps somebody can ask CDC Director Tom Friedman.