October 17th, 2014
08:43 PM ET

Dallas lab worker who may have have handled Ebola specimens quarantined on cruise ship

Another Dallas health care worker is under quarantine, this time on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. Officials says this passenger may have handled lab specimens from late Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan.

Meanwhile, Frontier Airlines, the airline Amber Vinson, the nurse infected with Ebola, flew on, just finished contacting as many as 800 people whom may have been on the same planes Vinson traveled on.

These incidents are causing many people to ask why these hospital employees were traveling in the first place - knowing that they came in contact with the deadly Ebola virus.

Alina Machado is OutFront.

Filed under: Ebola • International • News
soundoff (One Response)
  1. Collin Lamey

    Anyone who tell you that the possibility of an outbreak is extremely low is sadly mistaken. Consider The NYC subway system, how are you going to prevent someone with the virus from getting on? Those nurses could have travelled tpo NYC and boarded that subway and infected the entire system. The problem is: we have no idea who has it. Plain and Simple!!!!!

    October 17, 2014 at 10:29 pm | Reply

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