The deadly ebola virus is "very difficult to spread" and the public can trust international border staff to contain the disease, a medical expert has told Good Morning Britain.
Virologist Dr Ben Neuman said the virus would come to the UK "in percentage terms" but added the disease could only be spread by coming into contact with the bodily fluids of those already infected.
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