Ebola: Extra screenings at UK terminals

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Ebola: Extra screenings at UK terminals
10th October 2014

The Home Office has had to defend changing its mind and on screening people entering the UK for the virus.

They originally said there was no plans to screen people arriving from Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, now that decision has change after advice given by the chief medical officer.

Now, those arriving from Ebola hit countries face "enhanced screenings" London hospitals and Eurostar terminals.

In the studio is Health Editor at the Evening Standard Ross Lydall, he has found that the Heathrow and Gatwick are unsure how the screening will work.

He speaks on why the government’s changed their minds and the general opinion of how the Ebola crisis has been handled in the UK.

The Ebola death toll nearing 4000. 

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