More Ebola cases expected in U.S. but officials confident of containment

“While it is very likely we will see more imported cases, it is too early to say if this will happen on a regular basis,” said Jen Kates, vice president and director of global health and HIV policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation. “Given the attention to this and precautions, [it is] unlikely to become a regular health occurrence, particularly if public health guidance is followed.”…

“I have no doubt that we will control this case of Ebola so it does not spread widely in this country,” CDC Director Thomas Frieden said in a call with reporters Tuesday, though he acknowledged the possibility of other cases arriving from overseas and of the virus spreading to a small number of people. (Related: “Ebola Epidemic Could Top a Million Victims If Not Contained, CDC Warns.”)