US health officials to unveil tougher Ebola screening

October 7, 2014 21:39

US Senator Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday he expects the federal Centers for Disease Control will propose tougher Ebola screening requirements this week at US airports.

Schumer, a New York Democrat, in a statement after he spoke with CDC Director Thomas Frieden, said the new measures could include screening passengers for fever when arriving from the worst-stricken countries in West Africa.

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