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Travel restrictions and variants of concern: global health laws need to reflect evidence

Published inBulletin of the World Health Organization, vol. 100, no. 03, p. 178-178A
Publication date2022-03-01
First online date2022-03-01
Abstract

The International Health Regulations, 2005 revision; IHR (2005) govern how countries address collective threats in global solidarity; yet international travel bans can drive countries apart through economic isolation, trade disruptions, discriminatory restrictions and rights violations. This editoria discusses under which conditions travel restrictions can be legally justified.

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Keywords
  • International health regulations
  • global health law
  • pandemic
  • travel bans
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MASON MEIER, Benjamin et al. Travel restrictions and variants of concern: global health laws need to reflect evidence. In: Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2022, vol. 100, n° 03, p. 178–178A. doi: 10.2471/BLT.21.287735
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