Heathrow Airport to start screening passengers from Ebola affected areas

October 13, 2014 9:04 PM

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LONDON, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- The largest international airport in London, Heathrow Airport will launch some measures on Tuesday to reduce the risk that travelers from Ebola affected countries might bring the fatal virus into Britain, health authorities announced Monday.

Although there's no direct flight from the most affected regions in western Africa, such as Sierra Leone and Guinea, Britain has been making efforts to strengthen its measures in airports and stations to prevent possible passengers carrying Ebola enter the country through indirect routes since last ...

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