Universities in the UK have been put on alert to be ready for a potential outbreak of the Ebola virus when the new term starts in September.
According to the Independent on Sunday,Universities UK, the umbrella body that represents vice-chancellors, has written to every university giving detailed guidance on how to deal with an outbreak.
The guidance makes it clear that anyone suspected of having Ebola should immediately be isolated in a side room away from any staff or student contact.
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