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The report called for thermal sensors, increased passenger screening, and other testing methods to be employed by airports to reduce the spread of infection. It warned that limiting travel was the central focus of efforts to prevent the spread of SARS, when that disease first surfaced in 2002.
Canadians who feel ill should defer their travel plans until they're better, federal health officials said Wednesday when releasing new swine flu guidelines.
The Public Health Agency of Canada released new infection-control recommendations related to travel on planes, trains, ferries and intercity buses.
Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq encouraged travel companies to allow Canadians to rebook easily if they fall ill.
The guidelines include advice on:
* How to deal with sick passengers and crew.
* Availability of handwashing for passengers.
* Regular cleaning of public areas in stations and vehicles.