We have not barred entry from West Africa but it's time to do so. At the very least it's time to restrict entry except in extraordinary circumstances, so that we have fewer visitors, and so that we can actually give each would-be visitor a more serious examination than merely checking them for fever.
At the very least, all travelers from West Africa should be required to check in for a health check (say) three days before their intended flight, and then get checked again on the day of the flight.
Incidentally, that article notes that there's a large-ish (10,000+) Liberian community in Dallas. Hence the connection.
Meanwhile, even Chris Matthews wants to know why President I Got This told the American public that it was "unlikely" that Ebola would reach America's shores.
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