YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio’s congressional delegation and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown have sent separate letters to the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention demanding the CDC do more to protect Ohio citizens from the threat of the Ebola virus.

State health officials reiterated there were no confirmed cases of Ebola in Ohio as of Monday, and no one was displaying symptoms of possible infection.

Brown, D-Cleveland, also sent his letter outlining a five-part plan for managing emerging cases of Ebola to the secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Obama administration’s Ebola response coordinator.

The demands of the congressional delegation and Brown came less than one week after a Dallas health-care worker who traveled to the Akron area tested positive for Ebola.

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