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Experts in the field of medicine called the mass of contactless temperature measurement in airports is an inefficient way to test for coronavirus. Reported by the Daily Express.
According to experts of the organization Caircraft, this method of diagnosis is dangerous because it does not give accurate results and can lead to rapid spread of infection. As certified experts, fever are some women in the menstrual period, patients with a rare form of arthritis or even those who take certain medications.
At the same time, said the doctors, the real carriers of the coronavirus infection may not show any symptoms and infect other passengers.
“The use of a mass temperature measurements to identify COVID-19 is of little value. Trying to get an accurate reading when checking the moving of passengers and several people at the same time almost certainly lead to incorrect results and pass the infected tourists,” — said the doctor of the Sakya Jonathan (Jonathan Sackier).
He also added that the most reliable way to test travellers, the introduction of rapid PCR testing at airports.
Earlier in June it became known that during a pandemic COVID-19 air passengers in the European countries will be required to wear a mask, starting with the departure airport and ending with the destination airport. Some airports were allowed to take one bag as hand baggage.
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