Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 29th, 2003
Travelers entering the United States from Canada's largest city are not getting their temperatures checked by mask-wearing health workers - standard practice in Hong Kong and other Asian border points.
Nevertheless, U.S. Customs officials say border agents here are quietly on the lookout, with gloves and surgical masks at the ready. Agents' training has been through written instructions to spot signs of severe acute respiratory syndrome, "difficulty breathing, fever, that kind of thing,"...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA