Authorities to screen visitors coming from Wuhan

KUALA LUMPUR: Health authorities here will conduct temperature screening on passengers arriving on flights from Wuhan, China, following a recent outbreak of a mysterious respiratory illness there.

The move came after health authorities in Wuhan confirmed on Tuesday that 27 people had fallen ill with an unknown strain of viral pneumonia with the number rising to 44 as of Friday, with 12 of them in serious condition.

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