The Union Health Ministry has altered seven airports in the country of Ebola outbreak. This move came after the first case of Ebola was registered in Delhi earlier this week. Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, Gaya in Bihar, Vizag in Andhra Pradesh, Nagpur in Maharashtra, Bagdora in Assam and two other airports have been issued notices by the Health Ministry.
Health Minister JP Nadda asked officials to fast-track an action plan to have India compliant on the core capacities required to combat Ebola under International Health Regulations. India has screened thousands of passengers travelling from Ebola-hit West Africa in recent weeks.