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US airline stocks take beating from Ebola fears

Some carriers suspend flights to West Africa, and demand for flights there has slid

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A thermal camera monitors the body temperature of passengers arriving at the international airport in Panama City. The Central American nation has stepped up measures to keep the disease out of its borders.

Singapore

JITTERS intensified after news broke of another Ebola patient in the US, who had boarded a domestic flight a day before being diagnosed with the virus.

US airline stocks took a beating on Wednesday on the back of concerns that demand for air travel would fall; fears of