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Democratic Congressional Candidate: Ebola Is Coming To Nevada, Ban Travel From Africa

"I wasn't sure why they didn't stop tourists visas a week ago from Africa. I wasn't sure about that, why that hasn't happened?"

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 12:57 p.m. ET

Posted on October 21, 2014, at 5:04 p.m. ET

A Democratic congressional candidate says Ebola is coming to southern Nevada and wants to ban travel from Africa.

In a video from last Thursday, Erin Bilbray, the Democrat challenging Republican Rep. Joe Heck in Nevada's 3rd District

"I wasn't sure why they didn't stop tourists visas a week ago from Africa. I wasn't sure about that, why that hasn't happened" Bilbray said.

Bilbray said hospitals need to be equipped to handle Ebola saying, "I think it is gonna happen here in southern Nevada, god forbid."

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At a debate Monday evening, criticized the CDC's response to Ebola.

"I think the government response was not adequate," Bilbray said.

Bilbray again called for banning visas from Africa.

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