Wuhan virus: Containment measures spur recruitment drives for freelance healthcare workers

Travellers going through a thermal scanner at Changi Airport's Terminal 3 after arriving from Hangzhou on Jan 22, 2020.
Travellers going through a thermal scanner at Changi Airport's Terminal 3 after arriving from Hangzhou on Jan 22, 2020.ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO

SINGAPORE - Recruitment firms are looking to hire hundreds of freelance healthcare workers to undertake temperature checks and administrative tasks as part of steps to contain the Wuhan virus.

The need for extra staff stems from the decision taken earlier this week to screen inbound travellers at all air, land and sea checkpoints.

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