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CDC: All travelers returning from Ebola-affected nations will be monitored
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Posted at 12:00 PM, Oct 22, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-22 12:32:44-04
(CNN) -- All travelers returning from Ebola-affected areas will be actively monitored for 21 days starting Monday, CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden announced in a telebriefing on Wednesday.
Contact information including email, two phone numbers and a physical U.S. address will be gathered from all people coming to the U.S. from Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone, Frieden said.
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