Updated on 7 July 2014
There would be huge influx of visitors into Britain from Africa for the Common Wealth Games
Singapore: The deadly Ebola pandemic, which has no known cure or a vaccine, is currently sweeping through Africa with 467 deaths and 800 infections.
This has gripped many individual mandates with fear. Health Officials are concerned that with the world being interconnected, it can easily result in widespread outbreak of the virus.
In a scramble to stop the killer Ebola, countries like UK have set new guidelines and trained doctors for efficiently implementing Ebola surveillance. British health officials have been dispatched to worst hit regions like Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone in Africa.
Though the health officials have estimated the risk of transmission to be very slight, they expressed concern of increased cross border travel.
They are also worried about an influx of visitors from the region this month for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, commencing from July 23.