OUTBREAK! Minnesota monitoring 48 for Ebola – 12 go missing Has large Liberian population – 7th in number of travelers from stricken nations


(Minneapolis Star-Tribune) Forty-eight travelers who have returned to Minnesota from Ebola-stricken nations in West Africa are being monitored by state health officials for 21 days to make sure they don’t have any signs of the deadly virus, the Minnesota Department of Health reported Wednesday.
All the travelers are considered low risk, according to the Health Department, meaning they might have been visiting relatives in Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone but never came in contact with an Ebola case. None was in the “some” or “high” risk categories of medical or relief workers who had potential contact with an infected patient’s blood, saliva or other bodily fluids.
Voluntary monitoring involves twice-daily phone calls between state health officials and the travelers, who are checking their body temperatures and any changes in their physical health that could suggest an Ebola infection.
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