Richard, the thing is, if a person sneezes, there are droplets in the air. Not 
to get too gross! If Sneezy is on an airplane, then other passengers could very 
easily breath in those droplets.

On Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:44 AM, "'Richard J. Williams' [FairfieldLife]" <> wrote:

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The problem is that we know so little about the transmission of Ebola. What if 
it turns out that an infection can be transmitted in the air? Apparently we 
have a Texas nurse getting the Ebola virus - can you get Ebola by walking down 
the hall in a hospital? Go figure. 

Also, if there is a breach of hospital protocol while caring for an Ebola 
patient and a worker gets Ebola, should the worker get fired? And, what happens 
if they check your temperature when you get on a plane to the U.S. and then you 
get a fever and throw up in the aisle while in flight?

So many questions, so few answers. Go figure.

(Reuters) - A Texas health worker who provided care for the first
      person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States has tested
      positive for the deadly virus in a preliminary examination, a
      state health official said on Sunday...

'Texas health care worker tests positive for Ebola'

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, Texas

It is very difficult to screen for Ebola. So far, there have been no cases of 
transmission on flights during this outbreak. The real problem is when the 
disease becomes airborne. So far, this hasn't happened yet either. Air-born 
Ebola on a plane is going to be a nightmare!   
>NEW YORK - Customs and health officials began taking the
      temperatures of passengers arriving at New York's Kennedy
      International Airport from three West African countries on
      Saturday in a stepped-up screening effort meant to prevent the
      spread of the Ebola virus...
>'Stepped-up Ebola screening starts at NYC airport'
>Associated Press:
>"The UK is to begin screening some passengers who have traveled
      from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea for signs of Ebola virus
>Signs and symptoms of Ebola infection:
>Fever (greater than 38.6°C or 101.5°F)
>Severe headache
>Muscle pain
>Abdominal (stomach) pain

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