US senator expects officials to unveil tougher Ebola screening rules this week


U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday he expects the federal Centers for Disease Control will propose tougher Ebola screening requirements this week at U.S. airports.

Schumer, a New York Democrat, in a statement after he spoke with CDC Director Thomas Frieden, said the new measures could include screening passengers for fever when arriving from the worst-stricken countries in West Africa.

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