A federal official tells CNN that the second nurse diagnosed with Ebola in America called the CDC on Oct. 13 to report a temperature of 99.5 and informed the agency that she was getting on a plane.
The official tells CNN that Amber Vinson was not told she could not get on a plane.
According to the CDC’s Interim Guidance for Monitoring and Movement of Persons with Ebola Virus Disease she did not meet current criteria for not traveling commercially. Earlier today, CDC chief Dr. Tom Frieden said that she should not have boarded a commercial jet.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta has the latest.