CDC Officials Questioned About Ebola Response

Yesterday, CDC Director Tom Frieden and other top officials were questioned by members of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on the response to Ebola infections in the country. Most of the questions focused on why the U.S. had not issued a travel ban from Ebola-stricken countries. Frieden stated that restricting travel would mean that the CDC could not screen and track passengers as they entered the U.S., especially if they decided to enter the country under false pretenses via another country.

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