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Utah monitoring two 'low risk' travelers for Ebola symptoms

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SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health is monitoring for Ebola symptoms two Utahns who returned to the state from West Africa. Karen Mathot of Murray traveled to Liberia to set up...

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Utah monitoring two 'low risk' travelers for Ebola symptoms

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health is monitoring for Ebola symptoms two Utahns who returned to the state from West Africa. Karen Mathot of...