Egypt has continued its crusade against swine influenza with the installation of five thermal body scanners at Cairo international airport. Passengers arriving in the country from abroad who are detected by the imagers as having a high skin temperature are isolated for further checks. More scanners should be installed at other major airports in Egypt in due course. Thermal body scanners are also in use at international airports in other countries around the globe including Australia and Thailand.

In late April the Egyptian health ministry ordered all 300,000-350,000 pigs in the country to be culled as a precaution against A (H1N1) Influenza, or swine flu. The move has met with sometimes violent protests from pig farmers, who belong to the country

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