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Jeff Hul­bert from An­napo­lis, Maryland, dressed in a pro­tec­tive suit and mask, holds a poster de­mand­ing a halt of all flights from West Africa as he protests out­side the White House in Wash­ing­ton, DC on Oc­to­ber 16. Top US health of­fi­cials faced a grilling Thurs­day by law­mak­ers in­fu­ri­ated over the na­tion's fum­bling re­sponse to the Ebola out­break, as the Obama ad­min­is­tra­tion scram­bles to con­tain the dis­ease's spread. Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol (CDC) di­rec­tor Thomas Frieden has be­come the most prom­i­nent tar­get of the crit­i­cism, which has mounted as it emerged that a sec­ond Texas health­care worker in­fected with the deadly dis­ease was al­lowed to board a com­mer­cial flight de­spite re­port­ing a low-grade fever.

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