The deadly Ebola virus -- how to stop it from circling the globe and killing millions of people has become quite a hot topic. Opinions on how to prevent the disease from spreading beyond Africa are varied, but restricting flights is one leading option.
- In late August, Air France suspended flights to countries with Ebola Virus outbreaks.
- British Airways followed suit, halting flights to two West African countries hit by the Ebola virus until the end of the year.
- Many in Congress -- including Senator Ted Cruz are wondering if similar action should be taken by airlines in the U.S.
Despite the concerns and public outcry, on Friday, the White House said banning flights between the U.S. and the region could hurt efforts to contain and fight the outbreak.
On TheBlaze Radio's Pure Opelka, Board Certified Internal Medicine doctor Jorge Rodriguez, MD suggested the U.S. test all passengers on every flight originating from outside of the country.
Listen to the clip here. (Dr. Jorge joins the show at the 7:00 mark.)
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