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Body scanners? Not yet, says the EESC

In its opinion on the use of body scanners at EU airports, which was adopted yesterday at the plenary session, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) laid bare its concerns about the possible infringements of human rights and potential health risks resulting from the new technology. It has also said that body scanners are not yet sufficiently fit for purpose and more consideration needs to be given to the alternatives.

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Body scanners? Not yet, says the EESC