NEWS US ambassador questioned at JFK after Ebola visit

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  1. whoosh

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    The US ambassador to the United Nations has been questioned at a New York airport immediately after returning from Ebola-stricken West Africa.
    Samantha Energy arrived at John F Kennedy airport on Thursday on a US government plane just after visiting Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, 3 countries worst affected by the virus that has killed extra than five,000 people.
    Upon leaving the plane, customs officers took Ms Power&rsquos temperature before asking queries about her wellness and interaction with Ebola patients. Ms Energy&rsquos delegation is not believed to have come into get in touch with with any one infected.
    The ambassador was then offered an information and facts kit which includes a thermometer and a card to record her temperature. She must report twice daily to the New York state wellness department for the next 20 days.
    Numerous US states have imposed a mandatory quarantine on healthcare workers returning from the region who had speak to with Ebola sufferers.

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