Airline Stocks Tumble on Fresh Ebola Fears

         Airline stocks are tumbling after news that the second health worker to be diagnosed with Ebola flew on a commercial flight the night before reporting a fever.

         Shares of the major U.S. airlines were down between 4 percent and 6 percent in midday trading Wednesday.

         Frontier Airlines announced that public-health officials were notifying passengers on Monday night's Flight 1143 from Cleveland to Dallas-Fort Worth. The airline's crew reports that the woman showed no symptoms during the flight.

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         Frontier says because of the short time between the flight and her fever, health officials were contacting all 132 passengers from the flight. Public-health professionals will interview the passengers and monitor those deemed to be at risk for contracting the virus, Frontier says.

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