1. The House Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a noon hearing today to examine the public heath response to Ebola. The committee will hear testimony from public heath officials, including Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institutes of Health.

  2. Oct 16 2014 2:57 PM EDT:
  3. That wraps our live coverage of today's #EbolaHearing. Thanks to reporters Miranda Green, Rosa Kim and Amanda Kost; make sure to check back with DecodeDC for additional coverage of the U.S. response to Ebola.
  4. Oct 16 2014 2:56 PM EDT: The committe has wrapped up it's hearing for the day:

  5. Oct 16 2014 2:45 PM EDT: Reporter Miranda Green on Rep. Steve Scalise's exchange with Dr. Frieden on discussions with the WH on a potential travel ban:

  6. Oct 16 2014 2:43 PM EDT: A NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows a majority of Americans say the United States is ready for a possible outbreak of Ebola but only 1 in 10 says the country is "very prepared".

  7. Oct 16 2014 2:37 PM EDT: CBS News White House Correspondent Mark Knoller tweets from the White House, where protestors are calling for a travel ban:

  8. Oct 16 2014 2:33 PM EDT:

  9. Oct 16 2014 2:32 PM EDT: As Congressman Johnson asks Dr. Frieden about airport screenings, 4 U.S. airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta, and Newark are scheduled to start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as a part of a stepped up Ebola screening program.

  10. Oct 16 2014 2:25 PM EDT: Reporter Miranda Green from inside the hearing: