New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport starts screening arriving passengers for the virus. The CDC has stated that not every incoming passenger will be screened. In fact, only about 150 people per day will be screened. The country of origin will be a factor in deciding whether or not a passenger will receive further attention. The CDC admits that even with these measures, it will not be impossible to prevent the virus from entering the United States:
No matter how many of these procedures are put into place, we can’t get the risk to zero.