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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Better Late than Never---Ebola screening starts at NYC airport

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NEW YORK — Customs and health officials began taking the temperatures of passengers arriving at New York's Kennedy International Airport from three West African countries on Saturday in a stepped-up screening effort meant to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus.
Federal health officials said the entry screenings, which will expand to four additional U.S. airports in the next week, add another layer of protection to halt the spread of a disease that has killed more than 4,000 people.

Dr. Martin Cetron, director of the Division of Global Migration and Quarantine for the federal Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, said, "No matter how many procedures are put into place, we can't get the risk to zero."
The screening will be expanded over the next week to four more airports: New Jersey's Newark Liberty, Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare and Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta.
Customs officials say about 150 people travel daily from or through Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea to the United States, and nearly 95 percent of them land first at one of the five airports.
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Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2014/10/ebola-airport-screening-jfk-111806.html#ixzz3FtrT42LW


Liberia needs 79,940 more body bags

 October 15 http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/10/15/liberia-needs-79940-more-body-bags/ 



This inventory from the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare starkly illustrates the huge gap between the what Liberia has — and what it needs — in the next six months as it struggles with the crippling Ebola epidemic. Note also the need for protective suits — the country projects a gap of 989,985 suits, without which more people are likely to be infected.

Dated Oct. 10, the rest of the ministry’s situation report shows, among other things, 2,425 deaths so far from Ebola of whom 95 have been health care workers.