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Plane held at JFK in Ebola scare; Update: Reportedly no ebola

http://twitter.com/#!/RyMac818/status/496807405762510848 Let’s hope they’re just being hyper-vigilant. http://twitter.com/#!/jesssssshaver/status/496807513116143617 http://twitter.com/#!/NothappyMatt/status/496805748316192768 Maybe so. Update: http://twitter.com/#!/PaulNBlake/status/496826937713917952 The Wall Street Journal is also reporting that Ebola is not the cause of the patient’s symptoms. CDC personnel quickly determined the passenger had experienced a seizure and no other measures were warranted, a CDC spokeswoman said. Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/08/05/plane-from-abu-dhabi-reportedly-held-at-jfk-because-of-ebola-scare/

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‘If there is no risk…’: Reporter has a question for CDC director

http://twitter.com/#!/astoneabcnews/status/517426673474883584 According to the Centers for Disease Control, passengers who shared commercial flights with a man from Liberia who has been diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas, Texas need not worry, because there is “zero risk” to them: CDC Director: "ebola doesn't spread before ebola patient gets sick, and he didn't get sick until four days after he got off the plane." — Andrew Freedman (@afreedma) September 30, 2014 No risk to anyone aboard plane in flight from […]

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