Photographed October 30, 2014 at Washington, D.C.’s Dulles International Airport (IAD), this image was captured during a presentation by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner, R. Gil Kerlikowske (not pictured), and Office of Field Operations (OFO) Acting Assistant Commissioner, John Wagner (not pictured), who gave the White House Communications Reporters a facility tour of the airport. Here, Dr. Martin Cetron, Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC), Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, was addressing the reporters and answering questions. Reporters were shown the process a passenger would go through if they were flagged as possibly having Ebola, or flying in from a country where Ebola is prevalent.
Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske's Remarks at Joint CBP/CDC Press Conference on Enhanced Screening at JFK:
"[Including John F. Kennedy International Airport] CBP will begin enhanced passenger processing protocols at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Dulles International Airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, and Newark International Airport. These five airports will allow for enhanced screening of more than 94 percent of travelers from the affected regions to the United States.” For additional information about this, and other related events, see the CBP link below.