DHS is already scrambling to patch the holes before Congress takes action. Simple things -- like getting a supervisor's approval before a border guard can override a worldwide alert to stop a security risk.
The House Homeland Security Committee planned to question federal authorities Wednesday on why they had such a hard time catching up to a man armed only with a passport, a smile and a now-rare, deadly disease.
But on top of internal problems at DHS, the UN's World Health Organization now says the Department failed to follow WHO guidelines for member countries in alerting other nations about the risk. (Commercial Appeal, NPR)