More screenings at entry points for Wuhan pneumonia

Published on 7 Jan 2020 4:43:55 PM

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad on Tuesday said there will increased screenings at entry points following an outbreak of pneumonia of unknown origin in Wuhan, China.

The ministry’s Disease Control director Dr Norhayati Rusli added that surveillance activity for influenza-like illness (ILI) have been intensified and heat detectors have been placed at all entry points including Sabah, Sarawak and Johor.