jfk-airport-ebolaThe second Dallas healthcare worker to be diagnosed last night with Ebola flew on Oct. 13, the day before she reported symptoms. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking all passengers on that flight to call the agency. According to the plane crew, the healthcare worker, 29-year-old Amber Jay Vinson, showed no signs or symptoms of illness while on Flight 1143 Cleveland to Dallas/Fort Worth. This is the statement from Frontier Airlines:

“At approximately 1:00 a.m. MT on October 15, Frontier was notified by the CDC that a customer traveling on Frontier Airlines flight 1143 Cleveland to Dallas/Fort Worth on Oct. 13 has since tested positive for the Ebola virus. The flight landed in Dallas/Fort Worth at 8:16 p.m. local and remained overnight at the airport having completed its flying for the day at which point the aircraft received a thorough cleaning per our normal procedures which is consistent with CDC guidelines prior to returning to service the next day. It was also cleaned again in Cleveland last night. Previously the customer had traveled from Dallas Fort Worth to Cleveland on Frontier flight 1142 on October 10. More