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Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL2522, tabled on 11 March 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of checking passengers temperatures at airports to counter the spread of COVID-19.

Answered on

25 March 2020

Our experts made an early assessment that stopping flights and screening at airports would not make a significant difference as the effect on delaying the peak of the outbreak would be minimal.