The number of people quarantined in Ohio as a result of the visit from nurse Amber Vinson, who tested positive for Ebola, has risen to three.
Up until now only Vinson’s stepfather had been quarantined.
A Summit County health department representative on Sunday said two more people have been quarantined but did not say why.
There are now 153 people being monitored in Ohio because of contact or potential contact with Vinson. That number was 116 on Saturday. h/t fox8
The 29-year-old Vinson was diagnosed last week with Ebola after caring for a man at a Dallas hospital who died from the disease. Vinson flew from Dallas to Cleveland on Oct. 10 to prepare for her wedding and flew back on Oct. 13.
Amber Joy Vinson, the 29-year-old Dallas nurse who caught Ebola while treating the late Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, is claiming that she contacted the CDC to advise them of her plans to fly to another state.
Vinson says she even advised the CDC that she had a low-grade fever, and was given clearance..
Just before 4:00 p.m. Vinson was transported by ambulance to Dallas Love Field Airport to be taken to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta for treatment. Around 4:40 p.m. Continue reading
Ohio Health officials confirmed today that the Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola was flown from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to Dallas Ft. Worth International Airport Monday on Frontier Flight 1143.
Now a report has revealed that the Frontier Airlines airplane that transported, Amber Joy Vinson, subsequently visited three different airports before being quarantined.
The Airbus A320 flew to Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Hollywood International Airport near Ft Lauderdale, Florida, and Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Continue reading
The second Texas health worker testing positive for Ebola, flew to and from Cleveland, and even spent some quality time with her family in Akron, Ohio, for five full days, according to the Ohio Department of Health.
The Dallas nurse, identified as Amber Joy Vinson, even had time in her busy travel schedule to visit Kent State University.
“As of right now we do not have a case of Ebola in Ohio, but we are going to be working to identify any close contacts Continue reading
The second Dallas nurse testing positive for the deadly Ebola virus flew on Frontier Airlines from Cleveland to Dallas/Fort Worth, ON MONDAY..
The flight, Frontier #1143, landed at 8:16 p.m. CT Monday, the CDC said.
One day before the health worker reported experiencing Ebola symptoms, Amber Vinson, 26, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, was flying the friendly skies.. Continue reading