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Henry Waxman turns Ebola travel ban question into immigration issue

http://twitter.com/#!/CaseyMattoxADF/status/522801100026826753 Rep. Henry Waxman continues to amaze at a House subcommittee hearing on the Ebola response. Waxman’s already lied by connecting Ebola in the U.S. to budget cuts, and when the question of potential travel bans arose, Waxman implied such a move would be anti-immigration: So Henry Waxman just compared a travel ban to immigration […]

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Passenger removed from flight after exhibiting Ebola-like symptoms

http://twitter.com/#!/MeghanWJZ/status/519236805606924288 News 13 is reporting that a passenger on a flight from Houston to Orlando was removed after becoming ill with Ebola-like symptoms. The passenger told the flight crew he had traveled to West Africa at the end of August. The man was released after examination by a medical team. Passenger sick at Orlando International, but […]

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CDC director: The impulse to isolate countries may worsen Ebola epidemic

http://twitter.com/#!/DrFriedenCDC/status/517369689413255168 Hot off the heels of his abysmal CNN interview yesterday, Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the CDC, tweeted that the U.S. shouldn’t isolate countries where Ebola is running rampant. Is he simply saying that U.S. military and aid workers should continue to work to contain the Ebola virus in Africa? Or, more ominously, is he signaling opposition to restrictions […]

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MacCallum: School canceled at sign of ‘1st snowflake’ but not for Ebola?

http://twitter.com/#!/countryokie1/status/518006380683206656 A man from Liberia remains hospitalized with Ebola in Dallas, Texas, the people in an apartment where he had been staying are being quarantined (kind of), and about 100 people who had contact with the infected man are being monitored. What about area schools? Martha MacCallum had a priorities question: Explain to me why […]

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This shake fist-y photo montage captures Obama’s Ebola priorities

http://twitter.com/#!/KatMcKinley/status/517061815843299328 O-Bam! But would it even matter anyway? @KatMcKinley He doesn't even act interested when he does speak about anything now. — UltimateBatmanFan (@Kaliel2000) September 30, 2014 Yep. Plus, President Do-Nothing and Know-Nothing is always too busy, guys. Ebola pic.twitter.com/zcn7m8e5sr — Barbara McMahon (@southsalem) September 30, 2014 Laser-like. Focus. Related: So, some people noticed the […]

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Slate editor: It’s too bad many of the docs fighting Ebola are missionaries

http://twitter.com/#!/laurahelmuth/status/517674493477523457 Christian missionaries such as Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, a nurse, have been risking their lives to provide medical care to West Africans with Ebola.  In the eyes of Slate editor Laura Helmuth, it’s “kind of disturbing.” The author of the linked Slate article — Brian Palmer — acknowledges that missionary doctors don’t personally profit from what they do. In […]

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