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"All passengers from China go through the medical device"

2020-01-26T17:22:04.666Z

On arrival at Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport, the first flights from China, the epicenter of a new epidemic of coronavirus, the medical device to prevent the spread of…



After the confirmation of three cases positive for the Chinese coronavirus in France, the first in Europe, the French health authorities must take the speed virus to prevent an epidemic from spreading, as one "circumscribes a fire". Among these measures, the deployment of a medical team tasked with questioning passengers from China as of this Sunday, January 26.

"The system has been put in place at the landing, in the international zone", explains James André, reporter for France 24, who went there.

At Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport, the police officers on patrol are now wearing masks and rubber gloves. The same goes for passengers who preferred to wear protections for their plane travel.

"All passengers from China pass through the medical device, which includes around thirty people, including doctors and members of the Red Cross," said the journalist from France 24.

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The team asks questions using a medical questionnaire and takes the temperature of those who wish. A light device, primarily intended to reassure the population, explained the Minister of Health Agnès Buzyn.

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Source: france24

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