UK Ebola virus check for travellers from affected areas

Last updated at 13:56
Health worker in Morocco screening air passengersAP
Health worker in Morocco screening air passengers

Travellers coming to the UK from countries hit by Ebola are going to be checked for the virus.

It'll affect people arriving at Heathrow and Gatwick airports and Eurostar who've come from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone in west Africa.

Passengers would be asked questions and possibly have a medical test.

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