Miami International Airport
A bomb scare at Miami International Airport forced authorities to shut down a terminal for more than three hours Wednesday morning.
A federal officer with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection for Miami International Airport was killed in a violent motorcycle crash late Saturday night, FHP reported.
The Miami International Airport was evacuated Friday after a suspicious package was found in the Checkpoint J-Central security check point.
Health officials are in the process of tracking down dozens of passengers who flew to and from Fort Lauderdale this week on Frontier airlines. It’s the very same jetliner the nurse who is sick with Ebola took to Dallas a day earlier.
Officials are asking travelers to stay calm after hearing the second nurse with Ebola was on a jet liner the day before her diagnosis. While Ebola is making the headlines, it’s not the only malady that could arrive by jetliner.
In the wake of Ebola, South Florida’s major airports have been fine tuning their highly intricate emergency plans which spells out the response to an Ebola scenario.
Miami International Airport is taking the threat of Ebola, and other infectious diseases, seriously. This week they’re handing out thousands of cards to employees informing them what to do in the event they encounter a sick passenger.
How best to handle the threat Ebola poses to South Florida has been the topic of conversation among politicians, health officials and emergency personnel over the last several days.
The nation has stepped up its efforts to stop Ebola from coming into the country on the same day that an infected man died from the disease in Dallas.
Officials in Texas worked to monitor the people possibly exposed to an Ebola virus patient as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed what the response to an airline passenger with an infectious disease such as Ebola would be like in South Florida.