Greek Minister of Health, Vasilis Kikilias, will be briefed by with the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Athens, Zhang Qiyue, on China’s measures to deal with the spread of coronavirus.

“If necessary, the National Public Health Organisation is ready to use thermal cameras at the Greek airports as well as portable pistol thermometres, said the minister in a statement, adding that all relevant services are on guard.

For their part, infectious diseases specialists point out that there is no cause for concern, as the transmission of the virus appears to be limited and will be curbed by the appropriate measures.