The Obama administration said that passengers arriving in the U.S. from certain parts of West Africa will undergo additional screening for Ebola at five airports:
— U.S. Travel (@USTravel) October 8, 2014
Announcing the 5 airport's doing the extra screening…Maybe not a great idea !!! If you're trying to get in will they fly there ? #Ebola
— James.P (@j_p_hardick) October 8, 2014
One of the airports taking added precautions is JFK in New York. However, as Tammy Bruce pointed out, it’s taking some time to implement:
JFK temperature screening starts Saturday. It's Wednesday. It takes them 3 freaking days to implement basic protocol in a ltd environment?!
— Tammy Bruce (@HeyTammyBruce) October 8, 2014
Hey, it’s not like it’s an emergency or anything:
— Terry Miller (@TerryMiller1113) October 8, 2014
.@HeyTammyBruce 1 Go 2 Walgreen's. 2 Buy a few doz. temporal scanners. 3 Hand them out to TSA security & provide 2 mins. of training. 3-4hrs
— Richard G. Combs (@rgcombs) October 8, 2014
— Bossy Darth Kitteh (@eloracnasus) October 8, 2014
@HeyTammyBruce It's a govt agency. If it were a private company, it would have to ask permission (in triplicate) from politicians.
— Dr. Michael Berglund (@Dr_Berglund) October 8, 2014
@HeyTammyBruce It takes much practice to learn which end of the thermometer to hold. We're screwed.
— Beferr (@MsnBeverly) October 8, 2014
— K9-Preservation (@Nick_LosAngeles) October 8, 2014
— Jan Kennard (@jankennard) October 8, 2014
Now, now. Remember, as the CDC director said, blame the virus, not the people involved.