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Airlines have not updated ticketing policies for possible Ebola carriers, survey shows

WASHINGTON A week after Dallas nurse Amber Vinson boarded a plane in Ohio, airlines haven't made it any easier for people who fear they might be carrying Ebola to rebook. A survey of major airlines and some smaller carriers found that none have updated their ticketing policies to provide for passengers who say they might have been exposed to the deadly virus. Some would refuse to issue a refund. Others would do so if the passenger submits a doctor's note. Vinson, who contracted Ebola while caring for Thomas Eric Duncan, the nation's first casualty of the virus, took Frontier Airlines Flight 1143 from Cleveland to Dallas on Oct. 13. Had she decided on her own not to travel,...

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