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US airlines highlight additional problems of enforcing an Ebola travel ban

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Officials say it is difficult to determine where a passenger set out from, as there are no direct flights from Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone.

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US airlines have said little publicly about political pressure to close the country's borders to travellers from Ebola-ravaged countries in West Africa, but in private they have briefed government officials about the challenges to implementing a ban, industry sources told Reuters