While authorities in Shanghai break out the hazmat suits and fever-detecting radar guns to screen for the H1N1 flu virus, other governments are taking a more laid-back approach to such screenings. Meanwhile, the EU transport chief said that airlines cannot ban travelers suspected of having swine flu from flights arbitrarily. Travelers can be forbidden from air travel, however, with a medical certificate or documentation from a public health authority. The World Health Organization has not recommended that countries close their borders or impose any air-travel bans.
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