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Public health considerations for elections and related activities in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic – World Health Organization



Events implemented in conjunction with elections may involve mass gatherings due to the presence of large numbers of individuals in a given venue at the same time, creating the potential to amplify the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. This guidance document is intended for national and local health authorities advising relevant bodies involved in electoral processes. The purpose is to provide details on the approach that should be followed to decrease the risk of transmission…

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