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"Stay Nearby or Get Checked": A Covid-19 Lockdown Exit Strategy [article]

Jan-Tino Brethouwer, Arnout van de Rijt, Roy Lindelauf, Robbert Fokkink
2020 arXiv   pre-print
This policy can be communicated to the general public as a simple and reasonable principle: Stay nearby or get checked.  ...  This paper repurposes the classic insight from network theory that long-distance connections drive disease propagation into a strategy for controlling a second wave of Covid-19.  ...  We find an average reproduction number R0 = 4.0 (right) before lockdown and R0 = 0.84 after lockdown. 4 Impact of a stay-nearby-or-get-checked policy 4 .1 Peak reduction As countries get out of lockdown  ... 
arXiv:2004.06891v2 fatcat:7ibyq5nokvafzosbyrh7lsh2zu

"Stay nearby or get checked": A Covid-19 lockdown exit strategy,

Jan-Tino Brethouwer, Arnout van de Rijt, Roy Lindelauf, Robbert Fokkink
2020 Infectious Disease Modelling  
This policy can be communi-cated to the general public as a simple and reasonable principle: Stay nearby or get checked.  ...  This paper repurposes the classic insight from network theory that long-distance connections drive disease propagation into a strategy for controlling a second wave of Covid-19.  ...  "Stay nearby or get checked": A Covid-19 control strategy Introduction Many countries facing the spread of Covid-19 are currently exiting a lockdown regime in which person-to-person contact was severely  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.idm.2020.10.013 pmid:33225114 pmcid:PMC7669247 fatcat:a4x3p4p7ibdqpi5ry4rfb4nqsq

Public Health Effects of Travel-Related Policies on the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Mixed-Methods Systematic Review

Lama Bou-Karroum, Joanne Khabsa, Mathilda Jabbour, Nadeen Hilal, Zeinab Haidar, Pamela Abi Khalil, Rima Abdul Khalek, Jana Assaf, Gladys Honein-AbouHaidar, Clara Abou Samra, Layal Hneiny, Sameh Al-Awlaqi (+4 others)
2021 Journal of Infection  
To map travel policies implemented due to COVID-19 during 2020, and conduct a mixed-methods systematic review of health effects of such policies, and related contextual factors.  ...  DATA SOURCES AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: for the policy mapping, we searched websites of relevant government bodies and used data from the Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker for a convenient sample  ...  named 'stay nearby or get checked', in which individuals that travel and interact with many people are regularly tested.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jinf.2021.07.017 pmid:34314737 pmcid:PMC8310423 fatcat:dsqnoemxfbh6vf2ddvmzht7exe