Rawalpindi - High tech screening machine has been activated at Benazir Bhutto International Airport to detect Ebola virus among the passengers.

Decision has been taken to conduct screening of pilgrims returning from Saudi Arabia and passengers coming to Pakistan from the US and Canada.

Sources said this screening machine will be made operational during special flights and special trained crew will remain present on duty with safety arrangements. If any passenger is found suspected, he/she will be shifted to isolation centre of nearby hospital immediately by the special staff.