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October 01, 2014

White House on Travel Bans: Nah

Let a smile be your outbreak contingency plan.

The White House said Wednesday it will not impose travel restrictions or introduce new airport screenings to prevent additional cases of Ebola from entering the United States.

Spokesman Josh Earnest said that current anti-Ebola measures, which include screenings in West African airports and observation of passengers in the United States, will be sufficient to prevent the "wide spread" of the virus.

The chances of a U.S. epidemic are "incredibly low," he said.



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