Travellers from Wuhan in China pass body temperature scanners at Narita airport in Japan. Following the spread of the virus to Japan, Malaysia says it is on ‘high alert’. Photo: Kyodo

China coronavirus outbreak: Malaysia on ‘high alert’ ahead of Lunar New Year travel rush

  • Thermal scanners being used at Kuala Lumpur International Airport to detect traces of the disease
  • Announcement comes as millions of Chinese prepare to travel for Lunar New Year and follows WHO confirmation the virus has spread to Japan and Thailand
Topic |   Coronavirus China
Travellers from Wuhan in China pass body temperature scanners at Narita airport in Japan. Following the spread of the virus to Japan, Malaysia says it is on ‘high alert’. Photo: Kyodo
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