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Fight against Ebola a top national security priority, says Barack Obama

Oct 07, 2014    

Houston US PresidentBarack Obama has declared the fight against Ebola "a top national securitypriority" and said that authorities would increase screening for the virus at airports both in America and in West Africa.Obama made theannouncementon Monday after being briefed by Dr Thomas Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).However, Obama did not specify how screening would be changed.Frieden said that officials would explore a variety of options.Obama also called for more help from other countries in fighting the outbreak in Africa.In Dallas, whe...

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