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PDX: Ready If Ebola Shows Up At Airport

(Portland, OR)  --  Officials at Portland International Airport say they have a plan in place, should a case of Ebola turn up at the facility.  Port of Portland Aviation Media Relations Manager Steve Johnson tells "KOIN-TV" that PDX has a Communicable Disease Response Plan designed to assist any passenger that's confirmed or is suspected to have a serious illness like Ebola.  The plan includes informing airport EMTs, who will respond when a passenger is reported to be ill.  The first confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S. has been confirmed in Texas.

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