Games Ebola safeguards stepped up

July 13, 2014 2:09 AM

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Recently around 340 people have been infected in Sierra Leone and 142 have died. Fatalities have risen fourfold in the last month.

Last month, Health Protection Scotland said it would be monitoring Twitter for people reporting similar symptoms during the Games, which run from July 23 to August 3, principally to identify outbreaks of flu, the norovirus vomiting bug and food poisoning. But NHS staff have also been warned to look ...

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