From the FLIR website www.goinfrared.com comes the following story that was last updated 16-mar-2009 (only 1 month and 17 days ago).
Thermal Imaging To Detect Body Temperature As A Screening Technique to Limit the Spread of Infectious Disease
It starts off with the statement:
The Threat to the Global Public Health & Economy
Swine flu (H1N1), SARS, Asian Bird flu: these are the names of infectious disease pandemics that have occurred just over the past few years. While they differ in symptoms and severity, they are deadly. Their repeated occurrences highlight the inherent frailty of public health worldwide.
It then goes on to highlight the equipment and their features offered by FLIR for this application with sections entitled:
“Adaptive Algorithm” Helps Identify Persons with Fever
First Step: Limiting the Spread of Infectious Disease
Infrared Cameras for Fever Detection:
Features & Benefits
Temperature Measurement Accuracy
Read more FLIR’s Infrared Products for Fever Detection