Medical team to screen passengers at Tamil Nadu airport

A medical team had been formed to screen passengers coming in from Ebola-hit countries to an airport in Tamil Nadu, S Isakki, Airport Medical officer said.

PTI| Last Updated: Aug 18, 2014, 15:31 PM IST

Tiruchirappalli: A medical team had been formed to screen passengers coming in from Ebola-hit countries to an airport here, S Isakki, Airport Medical officer said here on Monday.

A team led by Deputy Director of Health Ravindran and Corporation health officer Mariappan had started screening suspected passengers from yesterday, he said.
Several passengers from African countries arrive here via Colombo and Dubai.
The passengers were also being monitored for 21 days, he said.