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Volume 26, Number 5—May 2020
Policy Review

Nonpharmaceutical Measures for Pandemic Influenza in Nonhealthcare Settings—International Travel-Related Measures

Sukhyun Ryu, Huizhi Gao, Jessica Y. Wong, Eunice Y.C. Shiu, Jingyi Xiao, Min Whui Fong, and Benjamin J. CowlingComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China (S. Ryu, H. Gao, J.Y. Wong, E.Y.C. Shiu, J. Xiao, M.W. Fong, B.J. Cowling); Konyang University, Daejeon, South Korea (S. Ryu)

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Table 1

Terminology of international travel-related nonpharmaceutical interventions

Screening travelers International travel restriction Border closure
Screening travelers entering or leaving a country for signs and symptoms of influenza virus infection or recent exposure to influenza virus infection by using health declaration forms, visual inspections, thermal scanners, or any combination of these measures (6) Limitations on travel between particular countries (7) Complete prevention of movement of individuals into and out of a particular country (7)

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