The president defends his administration’s policy, calls medical personnel fighting the virus ‘heroes’
3 of Obama’s top advisers live in one of the most liberal communities in the nation — Takoma Park, Md.
The president did not explicitly criticize governors for imposing quarantines on health workers returning from Ebola-stricken countries but said that the U.S. should not “react based on our fears.”
The president did not explicitly criticize governors for their quarantine rules, but said the U.S. should not “discourage our health care workers from going to the front lines.”
Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler told the president this week he should take her name out of consideration for the post of attorney general.
The federal government is considering altering protocols for doctors and health-care workers who return to the U.S. from West Africa, the New York governor said.
When White House officials learned Friday that Pham would be released, they contacted NIH “to let her know that the president was interested in meeting her if she felt up to it.”
Pham went to the Oval Office Friday.
The latest suspect’s rapid capture posed a marked contrast to the Secret Service’s handling of a similar incident in Sept.
The president told reporters he had spoken Wednesday to co-workers of the two Texas infected with Ebola to praise their work.