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  • U.S. to Monitor Travelers From Ebola-Hit Nations for 21 Days
    Travelers from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone will be given thermometers and information cards and must report their temperatures and any symptoms daily.
    By Donald G. Mcneil Jr..  International Herald Tribune.  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:13:04 GMT.
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  • U.S. to Monitor All Travelers From 3 Nations Hit by Ebola
    Federal health officials said all travelers who come into the U.S. from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will be monitored for symptoms of illness for 21 days.
    By The Associated Press.  International Herald Tribune.  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:32:34 GMT.
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  • Skyscanner buys Hungarian app firm
    Travel search provider Skyscanner announces it is buying Hungarian mobile app development company Distinction.
    BBC News.  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:40:49 GMT.
  • Dow Movers: BA, TRV
    In early trading on Wednesday, shares of Travelers Companies (TRV) topped the list of the day's best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components, trading up 1.1%.  Year to date, Travelers Companies registers a 5.3% gain.
    By Marketnewsvideo.  Forbes.  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:16:00 GMT.
  • WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks
    The World Health Organization's emergency committee is holding talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.
    BBC News.  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:53:30 GMT.
  • US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days. ...
    Yahoo.  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:27:07 -0400.
  • CDC to monitor travelers from Ebola-affected countries
    Individuals traveling from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will be actively monitored for Ebola symptoms for 21 days after they enter the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday.
    Modern Healthcare.  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:45:00 EST.
  • US to funnel travelers from Ebola-hit region through 5 airports
    The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Oct. 21, requiring travelers from three countries at the center of an epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus.
    Hurriyet.  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:48:00 +0200.
  • U.S. Travel Remarks on the Departure of TSA Chief John Pistole
    Following today's announced retirement of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole from public service, U.S. Travel CEO and President Roger Dow issued the following statement:
    Travel Industry Wire.  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:44:00 EST.
  • Red Cross head blasts Ebola travel bans as 'irrational'
    Closing borders will not effectively curb Ebola infections, says the head of the Red Cross, amid debate over whether bans on travel from hardest-hit African countries would help combat the spread of the deadly virus.
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:11:58 EDT.

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