There is no "zero risk" strategy for countries easing international travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization has said.
In a long-awaited update to its guidance on travel, the agency said cross-border trips for emergencies, humanitarian work, the transfer of essential personnel and repatriation would constitute essential travel and should remain the priority.
A surge of new infections in many parts of the world has prompted some countries to reintroduce some travel restrictions, including testing and quarantining incoming passengers.
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