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Singapore monitoring Mers situation in Thailand but no airport screening yet: Gan Kim Yong

[SINGAPORE] Travellers arriving from Thailand are not being screened at the airport for symptoms of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) as of now because there has only been one such case and the situation there is contained so far, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said on Friday.

But Singapore will continue to monitor developments closely " and if necessary then we look at what other measures may be introduced," he told reporters after attending the annual general meeting of the Chinese Development Assistance Council, which he chairs.

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