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Second Nurse Tests Positive for Ebola

KCBA News
October 15, 2014 10:04 am

The second Dallas healthcare worker to be diagnosed with Ebola flew on Oct. 13, the day before she reported symptoms.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are asking all passengers on that flight to call the agency.

According to the flight’s crew, the healthcare worker, 29-year-old Amber Jay Vinson, showed no signs or symptoms of illness while on Frontier Airlines Flight 1143 from Cleveland to Dallas-Fort Worth. She was reportedly in Akron to visit family, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

The plane that may have carried the virus is being held and cleaned at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

The second Dallas healthcare worker to be diagnosed with Ebola flew on Oct. 13, the day before she reported symptoms.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are asking all passengers on that flight to call the agency.

According to the flight’s crew, the healthcare worker, 29-year-old Amber Jay Vinson, showed no signs or symptoms of illness while on Frontier Airlines Flight 1143 from Cleveland to Dallas-Fort Worth. She was reportedly in Akron to visit family, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

The plane that may have carried the virus is being held and cleaned at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

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