US airports step up screening of passengers for signs of Ebola

euronews (in English)

Published on Oct 12, 2014

JFK airport in the US has begun stepping up the screening of travellers as the US vows to do more to prevent an Ebola outbreak.

Other American airports are also boosting their screening.

In scenes familiar now in numerous countries, medical teams are questioning passengers, especially those arriving from West Africa, and checking for high temperatures.

It means longer delays, but most passengers do not seem to mind.

“It is worth it,” said a Nigerian man at JFK. “Whatever you can do to preven…

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