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(NEWSER) – Dallas nurse Amber Vinson is well aware that she took a lot of flak for flying to Ohio before getting sick with Ebola. But she tells Matt Lauer at Today that she followed all the protocols in place from her superiors before taking the trip. "I'm not reckless," says the 29-year-old.

Vinson says she got the all-clear to fly from the CDC via her employer, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. And she denies that she flew home to Dallas while feeling sick.

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