Ebola outbreak prompts Canada to deploy more quarantine officers at airports

November 3, 2014 10:40 PM

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Ebola outbreak prompts Canada to deploy more quarantine officers at airports

Health Minister Rona Ambrose says the federal government will dispatch more quarantine officers at Canada's airports to screen for Ebola and provide more funding for research into Canada's Ebola vaccine and monoclonal antibody treatments.

The new measures are part of an additional $30.5-million investment by the Canadian government in the global fight against the outbreak, which has affected countries in West Africa.

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