Travelers from China are being screened at several airports across Southeast Asia in the wake of a deadly viral outbreak which originated in the country.
Singapore’s main Changi Airport has made temperature screening compulsory for all visitors arriving from China, Health Minister Lam Pin Min told local media on Tuesday.
Additionally, all individuals with pneumonia who traveled to Wuhan, the Chinese city where the first case was reported, within 14 days before the onset of symptoms will be quarantined, Channel News Asia reported.
The precautions are being taken ahead of a spike in travel in the lead up
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