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Ebola: UK cases 'likely' and airport screening increased

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced that UK Ebola cases are "likely" but the public health risk "remains low" in a statement to the House of Commons on Monday.

Mr Hunt said Ebola screening will begin at London's Heathrow Airport on Tuesday.

Passengers from at-risk countries will have their temperature taken, complete a risk questionnaire and have contact details recorded.

Screening at Gatwick and Eurostar terminals will start in the coming week.

  • 13 Oct 2014
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