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Are temperature checks effective in stopping corona virus spread?
Natasha Chida, assistant director of the infectious diseases fellowship program and assistant professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins, also pointed out the shortcomings of temperature checks.
“It can’t necessarily hurt to implement temperature checks in public places to limit people who are symptomatic from infecting others,” Chida said. ”But I think you will end up missing people who are infected and are either not yet manifesting symptoms — or who are not going to manifest symptoms.”