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Ebola crisis: Should the U.S. impose an air travel ban or not?
Ebola crisis: Should the U.S. impose an air travel ban or not?

With two Texas healthcare workers infected with Ebola after a visitor from Liberia flew into Dallas carrying the deadly virus, there are growing calls in the U.S. to impose limits on travel from the hardest-hit countries in West Africa. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) was among the latest to urge President Obama to consider a temporary ban on travel to the United States from countries afflicted with the virus, saying the House stood ready to act “if it becomes clear legislation is needed to ensure the threat is countered aggressively.” Other lawmakers were urging the U.S. to stop issuing visas to visitors coming from the region. More than two dozen African countries...

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