- Doctors Without Borders says West Africa not ready to handle Ebola
- Airports and airlines placed on high alert to prevent disease reaching UKAnyone who slips through will be held in highly secure hospital units
- Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond declares outbreak 'a very serious threat'
- Some experts predict 30,000 people could become infected in west Africa
President Ernest Bai Koroma said the measures resembled a tough anti-Ebola package announced by neighbouring Liberia last night.
Koroma also announced he was cancelling a visit to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit next week because of the crisis.
The move came as world's premier health charity issued a grave warning about the likely spread of the deadly Ebola virus - an epidemic it fears 'can only get worse'.
Doctors Without Borders (aka Médecins Sans Frontières [MSF]) says the threat of the disease spreading beyond western Africa, where it was first detected in Guinea in February, is frighteningly real and said it was 'absolutely out of control'.
Of the 672 deaths, the highest number was in Guinea with 319, followed by Sierra Leone with 224 and Liberia with 129, it added.
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