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2 Erie County residents reportedly on Cleveland flights with Dallas nurse

ERIE COUNTY, OH (Toledo News Now) -  The Erie County Health Department says two Erie County residents were reportedly on flights with Amber Vinson, the Dallas nurse recently diagnosed with Ebola.

Kelley Bemis, an epidemiologist at the health department says they have identified one county resident who was a passenger on Frontier flight 1143 from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday, October 13. 

Another resident says they were on a flight with Vinson from Dallas to Cleveland on October 10. The health department has not yet received a flight manifest to confirm that.
"We have been in contact with both passengers and are following the recommendations provided by CDC and the Ohio Department of Health," Bemis said. "We believe both passengers to have a very minimal risk and feel confident in the safety of our community."

The residents will be monitored in case symptoms appear.


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