CDC to Brief Obama on Ebola, Respiratory Illness

President Obama will be briefed on the Ebola outbreak on Tuesday at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Atlanta, the White House said Sunday.

That briefing will include the U.S. response to the outbreak in West Africa, the White House added.

Obama will also thank scientists, doctors and healthcare workers.

The president will also receive an update on the respiratory illness reported in several Midwest states, the White House added.