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