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  • First US Ebola case in Dallas: Why public health threat remains small

    The Christian Science Monitor - 10/01/2014

    he CDC has also provided new Ebola guidance for flight crews, airport medical services, and Customs and Border Protection.

    Medical professionals do not dismiss public concerns, but evidence points to successful containment, they say.

    “We will see cases,” Alessandro Vespignani, a physics professor at Northeastern University in Boston who studies infection rates and air traffic from the Ebola-affected parts of West Africa, told Discovery Health News. “The good news from our modeling is the size of the outbreak is very limited. Even in the worse case, the size of the outbreak in the United States is just two or three individuals.”

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