Texas Sheriff Deputy Being Tested for Ebola, Airports Start Scre - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Texas Sheriff Deputy Being Tested for Ebola, Airports Start Screening for Ebola, Sunny and Breezy

Dallas, Texas (Source: WFAA) Dallas, Texas (Source: WFAA)

DALLAS (CNN) - After responding to the apartment where an Ebola patient had been staying, Sgt. Michael Monnig of the Dallas County Sheriff's Office is now being screened for the deadly virus. "He woke up, just felt a little sore, just a little fatigued and had a little bit of a stomachache, no fever, no vomiting, no diarrhea, anything like that - just experiencing somewhat flu-like symptoms," said Logan Monnig, son of Sgt. Michael Monnig. Michael Monnig wasn't wearing a hazardous materials suit. He says he didn't have any kind of special equipment. "When you go home, then the next day you hear that equipment is being quarantined or asked to be bagged up, that starts putting those question marks in your mind," Sgt. Micahel Monning said.

(CNN) – Airports are on the front line of the Ebola outbreak, and United States authorities are responding. As early as this weekend, America's airports will begin screening the body temperatures of passengers arriving from countries with Ebola. The move comes on the same day Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian man who was visiting the U.S., died of Ebola in a Dallas hospital. Liberian authorities say Duncan lied on a questionnaire about having contact with an infected patient before flying to the U.S.

 


TODAY:  High clouds to sunshine.  Breezy.  High: 60
TONIGHT:  Clear and chilly.  Low: 43
TOMORROW:  Partly cloudy and cool.  Risk of showers south.  High: 57

 

You can stay informed by downloading the 19 Action News app.  The free app is available for Blackberry, Android, iPhone and iPad devices.  If you don't have a smartphone but would still like to stay informed, just log onto our mobile site at m.woio.com from your phone's browser.

19 Action News is also on Facebook - check us out for news, weather, sports and fantastic behind the scenes photos of 19 Action News. Also join us on Facebook to become a 19 Action News Facebook Weather Watcher.

Text alerts are also available, just fill out the online form.  You will receive up to 5 msgs/day. Text HELP for help. TextSTOP to stop. Msg&data rates may apply.

 Julia Tullos, WOIO Assignment Manager

Powered by Frankly