The Chief Medical Officer has warned that the UK may face a "handful" of Ebola cases in the next three months, Jeremy Hunt has said.
He said that while it was difficult to estimate, the government was not anticipating the number to reach double figures during that period.
Speaking in the House of Commons, the Health Secretary said Britain was "among the best and most prepared" countries to tackle the virus but warned: "The situation will get worse before it gets better."
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