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Ebola: National exercise tests UK’s plans for virus

A national exercise is taking place to test how the UK would deal with a potential outbreak of the Ebola virus. In the eight-hour exercise, actors in various parts of the UK are simulating symptoms of Ebola to test the responses of emergency services, government ministers and health chiefs. It forms part of the UK’s contingency plan against Ebola, which has killed more than 4,000 people worldwide. Passenger screening is to be introduced at key UK airports and rail terminals. Read More  

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