08 February 2020 – Measures to be taken for travellers from China

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Tourism
Intervention Categories: Survelliance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases; International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Minister of Public Health issued the statement. The implementers are the airport, travelers and quarantine office of the Ministry of Public Health at the airport.

Overview: The Minister of Public Health issued a statement listing the measures that should be followed with regard to the people coming from china. These measures start with the thermal screening at the airport and continuous follow up of the traveler for the next 14 days. Depending on the results of the screening and any appearance of symptoms, the traveller will be transferred to Rafik Hariri University Hospital for assessment and quarantined there if need be.

Full details here: https://www.moph.gov.lb/en/Media#/en/Media/view/25377/statement-the-ministry-of-public-health-the-measures-the-people-coming-from-china-

Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation