Chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies
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Ebola screening 'not a PR stunt' says Chief Medical Officer

The chief medical officer for England has defended the UK's Ebola screening programme, saying it will alert people early to the risks posed by the virus.

Speaking to the BBC's Jane Dreaper, Dame Sally Davies said it was hoped the programme would cut down the time taken to diagnose patients, and refuted suggestions the move amounted to a political gesture.

  • 11 Oct 2014
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