Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th District of New York

Rep. Jeffries Statement on Ebola's Arrival in New York City

Oct 24, 2014
Press Release

New York, NY - Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released the following statement in the aftermath of the first confirmed case of Ebola in New York:

“In the wake of the first confirmed case of Ebola in New York City, the Obama administration must reassess the strength of the measures put into place to protect the health and safety of our residents. All options should be on the table in the fight against Ebola, including a possible ban on nonessential travel originating in the source West African nations.”

 

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