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Amber Vinson is the second nurse to have been diagnosed with the Ebola virus in Dallas, Texas. With America in-fear of the deadly disease, Vinson’s travel pattern prior to her diagnosis has caused further panic.
Here’s what we know so far:

1. She Flew From Cleveland to Dallas the Day Before She Was Diagnosed

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According to CBS Dallas, on October 13, Vinson flew from Cleveland to Dallas on Frontier Airlines flight 1143. The following morning Vinson went to Texas Presbyterian Hospital on the morning of October 14 with a high fever. Shortly after, she was isolated and tested for Ebola. CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said that she had temperature of 99.5 when she boarded the flight for Dallas. It later emerged that Vinson had called the CDC to ask if it was okay to travel on the flight. She was told is okay because her fever didn’t exceed 100.5 or higher.

Anybody who was on that flight is asked to contact the CDC or by phone on 800 CDC-INFO. That flight landed in Dallas at 8:16 p.m. after leaving Cleveland at 6:31 p.m. on October 13. That plane is remaining in Cleveland until further notice, reports News Net 5. The Los Angeles Times reports that the plane flew a total of five times after carrying Vinson.

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