3 Pennsylvanians Being Monitored In Ebola Probe

CBS Pittsburgh

HARRISBURG, Pa. (KDKA/AP) – Gov. Tom Corbett says three Pennsylvanians who were on a flight from Cleveland to Dallas with a nurse who tested positive for Ebola are being monitored in Texas and haven’t been back home since the Monday trip.

Corbett said Friday that the three people aren’t showing symptoms of Ebola and aren’t being quarantined.

He says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention interviewed them and they are free to return to Pennsylvania. The state isn’t disclosing personal information about them.

Corbett’s health secretary, Michael Wolf, says state epidemiologists are in contact with the three residents and will know if they return to Pennsylvania. Wolf also says his agency is assembling an inventory of hospital equipment that could be marshaled to respond in case of a suspected Ebola case in Pennsylvania.

Dr. Carlene Muto, Medical Director of Infection Control at UPMC Shadyside, says UPMC has developed…

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