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WHO warns travel bans cannot be indefinite, says countries must fight coronavirus at home – SBS News

The World Health Organisation is warning countries it will be impossible to keep borders shut for the foreseeable future, fearing the economic impact of closures.

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Bans on international travel cannot stay in place indefinitely, and countries are going to have to do more to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus within their borders, the World Health Organization said on Monday.
A surge of infections has prompted countries to reimpose some travel restrictions in recent days, with Britain throwing the reopening of Europe’s tourism industry into disarray by ordering a quarantine on travellers returning from Spain.
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