CDC: ‘No risk’ to passengers who shared flight with Ebola patient

The Centers for Disease Control is saying that there was no risk of catching the Ebola virus to passengers who shared a recent commercial airline flight with the first confirmed U.S. patient, according to a Dallas Morning News report

The passenger, who is a male that has not been named yet by health officials, took a flight from Liberia to the U.S. last month, according to the report. 

CDC officials said he did not show signs of being contagious when he took the flight, which was on an airline that has also not been named yet. 

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden the agency does not “believe there is any risk to anyone who was on the flight at that time,” according to the report.