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Health official allowed new Ebola patient on plane with slight fever: source
Health official allowed new Ebola patient on plane with slight fever: source

A second Texas nurse who has contracted Ebola told a U.S. health official she had a slight fever and was allowed to board a plane from Ohio to Texas, a federal source said on Wednesday, intensifying concerns about the U.S. response to the deadly virus. The nurse, Amber Vinson, 29, flew from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday, the day before she was diagnosed with Ebola, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said. Vinson told the CDC her temperature was 99.5 Fahrenheit. Since that was below the CDC's temperature threshold of 100.4 F, "she was not told not to fly," the source said. The news was first reported by CNN. Chances that other passengers were infected...

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