Contactless thermometers safe, says Health Ministry

Contactless thermometers safe, says Health Ministry

Contactless thermometers safe, says Health Ministry




Updated 9 hours ago ·
Published on 3 Aug 2020 4:55PM ·





Contactless infrared thermometers detect and absorb heat in the form of infrared rays emitted from the human body and converts them into electricity. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 3, 2020.

NON-CONTACT infrared thermometers are safe for use, the Health Ministry said today, rebutting claims on social media that the device may be harmful.

Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the device does not emit radiation.


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