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Newark Airport begins screening for passengers coming from western Africa

Posted at 5:57 AM, Oct 16, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-16 18:00:23-04

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New screening procedures for some passengers coming into the U.S. from western Africa are beginning this morning at Newark Liberty and four other airports in the widening Ebola crisis.

Screeners will use no-touch thermometers to identify passengers with fevers arriving from three west African countries.