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US plans to boost Ebola screening at airports

Obama also rules out banning flights to the three West African countries worst affected by the virus

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US airlines said on Monday they would meet federal authorities to discuss ways to provide another layer of protection for their passengers.

Washington

US PRESIDENT Barack Obama said on Monday the US government would increase passenger screenings in the United States and Africa to detect the Ebola virus, even as he resisted calls to impose a ban on those travelling from the three countries most affected by the outbreak.