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Atlanta airport gives Ebola info to some travelers

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ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities at Atlanta's airport are distributing information about Ebola to passengers arriving from countries where the disease has been detected.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesman Sean Crep says agents have been distributing a flier produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Protection to anyone arriving from one of those countries or anyone else who asks for information.

The flier explains how the disease spreads, what the symptoms are and urges people to get in touch with a doctor if they have been exposed to Ebola. It also asks them to watch their health for 21 days, the incubation period for the disease.

Crep says agents are also trained to regularly watch for people with various symptoms.

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