Health professionals are being urged to keep vigilant for signs of the deadly ebola virus amid fears that it could spread to the UK.
Public Health England has briefed border officials and airport staff on the symptoms and issued an urgent warning to doctors after an infected man was able to make multiple flights from Liberia to Nigeria, where he died.
The latest outbreak is the largest in history and has killed more than 670 people in the west African countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria, including a doctor who was treating patients.
The disease can have a fatality rate of up to 90%, and there is no treatment or vaccine
UK trials of a vaccine for the Ebola virus began today - but some experts complain that the response has been a long time coming.
A Swansea doctor who took leave to treat Ebola patients in Africa, is back on the wards after three weeks in isolation.
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