Mumbai: The Centre today informed the Bombay High Court that it has installed machines at several international airports in the country to detect the presence of Ebola virus among people, who are returning home in large numbers from the affected African countries. However, activist Ketan Tirodkar, who has filed a PIL alleging that India was not fully equipped to prevent the spread of the deadly virus, said that such machines may not be fit enough to detect the disease. A bench of Justices Abhay Oka and Girish Kulkarni asked him to file an affidavit tomorrow stating what steps had been taken by the Union Government to deal with Ebola cases and whether the authorities were fully equipped to treat people suffering from the disease.

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