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The COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has made national governments worldwide to mandate several generic infection control measures such as physical distancing, self-isolation, and closure of non-essential shops, restaurants schools, among others. Some models suggest physical distancing would have to persist for 3 months to mitigate the peak effects on health systems and could be required on an intermittent basis for 12 to 18 months (Flaxman et al., 2020).
COVID-19, travel restrictions, regulations, international, public health
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Petersen E, McCloskey B, Hui DS, Kock R, Ntoumi F, Memish ZA, Kapata N, Azhar EI, Pollack M, Madoff LC, Hamer DH, Nachega JB, Pshenichnaya N, Zumla A. COVID-19 travel restrictions and the International Health Regulations - Call for an open debate on easing of travel restrictions. Int J Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 17;94:88-90. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.04.029. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32305518; PMCID: PMC7162781. Link to article on publisher's site
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Petersen E, McCloskey B, Hui DS, Kock R, Ntoumi F, Memish ZA, Kapata N, Azhar EI, Pollack M, Madoff LC, Hamer DH, Nachega JB, Pshenichnaya N, Zumla A. (2020). COVID-19 Travel Restrictions and the International Health Regulations - Call for an Open Debate on Easing of Travel Restrictions. Coronavirus COVID-19 Publications by UMMS Authors. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.04.029. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/covid19/23
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