CAA ramps up checks at airports to block spread of China virus


The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has ramped up measures to block the spread of the new coronavirus that has thus far killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people.
Counters have been set up at the Allama Iqbal International Airport and Islamabad International Airport with officials of the CAA and the health department designated to screen flyers coming from China for the presence of the virus.
Passengers travelling from other countries via China will also have to undergo screening at the airports, CAA officials said.—INP