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All travelers returning from Ebola-affected areas to be monitored for 21 days

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Posted at 10:31 AM, Oct 22, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-22 12:31:03-04

(CNN) — All travelers returning from Ebola-affected areas will be actively monitored for 21 days starting Monday, CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden announced in a telebriefing on Wednesday.

Contact information including email, two phone numbers and a physical U.S. address will be gathered from all people coming to the U.S. from Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone, Frieden said.

From CNN’s Caleb Hellerman

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