Top NIH Official Argues Against Ebola Travel Ban

Posted on AllSides October 19th, 2014
From The Left

A top official at the National Institutes of Health pushed back on Sunday against calls for a travel ban over the Ebola virus, arguing that flight restrictions would only make it more difficult to combat the disease.

During an appearance on "Fox News Sunday," Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said a travel ban would actually complicate the ability to track individuals coming into the United States from affected countries in West Africa.

"The strongest argument I believe against it is, when people...

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