Ebola Scare at Newark International Airport

Passenger traveling from West Africa and arriving at the New Jersey airport is being tested for the deadly virus.
1:42 | 10/22/14

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Whole lot coming this way. Turn now to ebola in America. And a new scare, one passenger rushed to a hospital after landing in Newark, showing some signs of the deadly disease. Two in Chicago as strict new rules take effect this morning. Gio Benitez is at Newark international with the latest. Good morning. Reporter: Good morning to you. The concern is the passenger got off the plane at this terminal showing at least one symptom. Now starting today, a major crackdown at U.S. Airports. This morning, new ebola scares echoing from the tristate area to the heartland. A passenger believed to be Liberian arriving on a united airlines plane in Newark with fever symptoms. Immediately rushed by ambulance to university medical center in Newark. Workers in masks surround the ambulance, later sealed as a possible biohazard. They are in quarantine. And in Chicago, two passengers, one adult and one child were ill on separate flights into o'hare. This as the United States government implements strict restrictions on travelers from seeiary Ya lyonne, Liberia and New Guinea. They must enter the U.S. From one of just five major airports. 150 passengers a day travel to the U.S. From one of the three hot spots. 6% arrive at an airport other than the five designated. Homeland security said they should contact the airlines for rebooking as needed. If health officials determine there is any risk at all, then the CDC will contact every passenger on that plane.

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