South Sudan launches airport screening center

A man walks in front of the departure gate of the new terminal building at Juba International Airport in Juba, South Sudan, on October 29, 2018. - The construction of the new terminal at the country's main international airport was part of a move by the government to upgrade the airport, according to media reports. Construction was slow because of the economical and political situation in the country. (Photo by Akuot Chol / AFP) (Photo credit should read AKUOT CHOL/AFP via Getty Images)
File photo: A man walks in front of the departure gate of the new terminal building at Juba International Airport in Juba, South Sudan, on October 29, 2018. – (Photo by Akuot Chol / AFP) (Photo credit AKUOT CHOL/AFP Getty Images).

South Sudan’s government has launched a corona-virus screening center at Juba International Airport.

The Health Ministry says it currently has no intention of suspending travel to and from China.

The World Health Organization declared a global health emergency on Thursday as the coronavirus outbreak spread well beyond China, where it emerged last month.CGTN’s Patrick Oyet reports.