Virus expert answers your Ebola questions

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Dr Benjamin Neuman answers your questions (October 2014)

The government has announced that more is going to be done to deal with the risk of the Ebola virus in the UK.

People will be able to ring a special phone line and will be asked questions about their travel history and possible symptoms.

Experts will be on standby with several hospitals ready to deal with any possible cases.

The Ebola virus has spread across West Africa in recent months and prompted lots of questions from you.

We spoke to virus expert Doctor Benjamin Neuman to answer some of them.