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In their research article -- Effectiveness of traveller screening for emerging pathogens is shaped by epidemiology and natural history of infection-- Katelyn Gostic, Adam J Kucharski and James O Lloyd-Smith from the University of California, Los Angeles and the London School of Hygeine and Tropical Medicine identify ways to make the screening process for detecting disease at airports as effective as possible.
Katelyn and Adam were both interviewed by reporters at Newsday on the BBC World Service:
Further examples of the media coverage recieved by this research can be found below;
- Air passengers ‘not being honest about diseases’ (Lonely Planet)
- Airport screening misses at least half of infected travellers (AOL Travel)
- Airport screening misses more than half of infected travelers, study says (LA Times)
- Airport screening for diseases like Ebola and swine flu misses around half of infected travellers (Daily Mail)