There might be more isolated Ebola cases, says Obama

(AGI) Washington, Oct 18 - U.S. President Barack Obama gaveAmericans a reassuring message on the Ebola virus following thealarm raised by the first two cases recorded in the UnitedStates. Mr Obama warned that the fight against the virus willbe long and the U.S. could see more isolated cases of Ebola,but called on Americans not to fall prey to panic and assuredthat the country is prepared to avoid an epidemic. The U.S.President once again rejected the idea of suspending flightsfrom West Africa: "Trying to seal off an entire region of theworld -

(AGI) Washington, Oct 18 - U.S. President Barack Obama gaveAmericans a reassuring message on the Ebola virus following thealarm raised by the first two cases recorded in the UnitedStates. Mr Obama warned that the fight against the virus willbe long and the U.S. could see more isolated cases of Ebola,but called on Americans not to fall prey to panic and assuredthat the country is prepared to avoid an epidemic. The U.S.President once again rejected the idea of suspending flightsfrom West Africa: "Trying to seal off an entire region of theworld - if that were even possible - could actually make thesituation worse", Mr. Obama said. .