Logan Airport To Screen Passengers From China For Coronavirus


BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Boston's Logan Airport is one of the additional airports that will now screen passengers arriving from China for the coronavirus.

CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield made the announcement Tuesday.

"Based on the evolving information from China, CDC has reassessed its entry strategy and decided to expand from screening travellers from the five airports originally, to 20 airports in the United States," Redfield said.

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Coronavirus: What Boston's Doing To Prepare

The virus has killed more than 100 people so far in China, with more than 4,500 cases confirmed—while five cases are confirmed in the United States.

There have been no confirmed cases in Boston, though two people in New Hampshire are currently being screened for the virus.

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