A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
Hartsfield-Jackson will be joined by New York’s JFK, Newark, Washington Dulles and Chicago in adding an extra layer of screening for passengers arriving from West Africa.
An Ebola expert is predicting that 5 million people could die from the deadly disease.
Nigerian Health Authorities: We Did Not Immediately Quarantine Sick Airline Passenger Who Died Of Ebola
Nigerian health authorities acknowledged Tuesday that they did not immediately quarantine a sick airline passenger who later died of Ebola, announcing that eight health workers who had direct contact with him were now in isolation with symptoms of the disease.
The doctor who treated a man who flew to Nigeria and died of Ebola now has contracted the disease, authorities said Monday, presenting a dire challenge to Africa’s most populous nation as the regional toll for the outbreak grew to 887 dead.
Authorities in Nigeria on Monday announced a second case of Ebola in Africa’s most populous country, an alarming setback as the total death toll from the disease in several West Africa countries shot up by more than 150 to 887.
The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.