A passenger arriving into Hong Kong International Airport gets her temperature checked by a worker using an infrared thermometer. Photo: Reuters A passenger arriving into Hong Kong International Airport gets her temperature checked by a worker using an infrared thermometer. Photo: Reuters
A passenger arriving into Hong Kong International Airport gets her temperature checked by a worker using an infrared thermometer. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: thermometer guns ‘notoriously’ unreliable, experts say

  • A new coronavirus spreading across the globe has led to temperature screenings at airports, Chinese cities, and businesses
  • Demand for thermometer guns has spiked since the coronavirus outbreak began, leaving some manufacturers struggling to keep up

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A passenger arriving into Hong Kong International Airport gets her temperature checked by a worker using an infrared thermometer. Photo: Reuters A passenger arriving into Hong Kong International Airport gets her temperature checked by a worker using an infrared thermometer. Photo: Reuters
A passenger arriving into Hong Kong International Airport gets her temperature checked by a worker using an infrared thermometer. Photo: Reuters
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