Airport passengers screened for Ebola - KMPH FOX 26 | Central San Joaquin Valley News Source

April 6, 2014 3:11 PM

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CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) - Health officials in Guinea say all passengers departing from the capital city's airport must fill out a health form and have their temperature taken as part of an effort to combat the spread of the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever.

Dr. Sakoba Keita, director of prevention at the health ministry, said anyone with a temperature higher than 38 degrees Celsius (100.4 degrees Fahrenheit) would be tested for the disease, which has killed 86 people in the West African nation since an outbreak began in February.

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