U.K. To Start Enhanced Screening For Air, Rail Passengers From Ebola-Affected Nations

News outlets report on the U.K.’s decision to conduct enhanced screenings of airline and railway passengers arriving from Ebola-stricken countries at Heathrow, Gatwick, and Eurostar terminals.

BBC News: U.K. Ebola screening for arrivals from affected areas (10/9).
BBC News: U.K. government defends Ebola screening decision (10/10).
Financial Times: Heathrow and Gatwick airports add medical checks for Ebola (Rigby, 10/9).
New York Times: Britain to Screen for Ebola Amid Possible New Cases in Europe (Castle, 10/9).
Reuters: Britain says to start screening passengers for Ebola (James, 10/9).
Wall Street Journal: U.K. Plans Ebola Screening for Some Travelers From West Africa (Gross, 10/9).

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