Coronavirus may reach Lithuania, broader protective measures may be needed - health minist

  • 2020-02-13
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - The coronavirus has already spread to several EU member states and may reach Lithuania, too, Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga said on Thursday, adding that protective measures may have to be enhanced to tackle the threat.  "There are many ways and means of movement. Lithuania is part of the Schengen area. Apart from airports and ships, where (coronavirus cases are) easy to spot and quarantine, there are also roads. Therefore, it is very realistic for the virus to come to Lithuania. We are getting ready and watching," the minister told the Ziniu Ra...
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