China to quarantine Ebola doctors returning from W Africa

November 3, 2014 11:02 AM

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China to quarantine Ebola doctors returning from W Africa

BEIJING: China will quarantine medical staff who work with Ebola patients in West Africa for 21 days after they return from duty, a senior health official said on Monday (Nov 3).

Doctors returning to China will be subjected to a battery of tests before they enter the observation period, said He Qinghua, deputy director of the Ministry of Health's Bureau for Disease Control and Prevention.

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