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Coronavirus outbreak: Airports start stringent screening to check spread

All thanks to several doctors on standby, the queues of fliers are manageable

Coronavirus | Airports | Indian airports

BS Reporters  |  Mumbai/Delhi/Bengaluru/Kolkata 

Passengers undergo a thermal screening test in the wake of novel coronavirus scare at Dimapur airport in Nagaland on Sunday Photo: PTI

The queues and tedium of airport travel just got longer, thanks to a new hygiene protocol at . Check-in staff observe departing passengers for sniffles, runny noses, and coughs. Coaches taking passengers to and from aircraft are washed down daily with alcohol-based cleaning agents. Infrared thermometers greet all international passengers arriving at Indian .



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First Published: Mon, March 09 2020. 00:29 IST