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    Ebola UK school panic: Parents threaten to remove kids over teachers' Kenya trip

    Oct 17, 2014 20:06 By Luke Traynor

    A petition has been circulated at Berkeley Primary School in Crewe demanding they stay away for a three-week incubation period

    Panicky parents are threatening to remove their children from a school because two teachers are going on an exchange trip to Kenya - 3,000 miles from the Ebola epidemic zone.

    A 60-signature petition has been circulated at Berkeley Primary School in Crewe, Cheshire, demanding the staff members stay away from children after their return for a three-week incubation period.

    But the alarm has baffled the school because Kenya is on the east side of Africa and a long way from the danger zone on the opposite side of the continent.

    Read more: Mirror
    “Addressing chronic disease is an issue of human rights – that must be our call to arms"
    Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief The Lancet

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