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Countries Try Shorter Covid-19 Quarantines in Bid to Boost Compliance – The Wall Street Journal

https://www.wsj.com/articles/countries-try-shorter-covid-19-quarantines-in-bid-to-boost-compliance-11603791001

A growing number of countries are trimming the length of time people potentially exposed to the coronavirus need to self-quarantine to reduce the risk of spreading Covid-19. Their reasoning: Shorter spells might help manage the pandemic by encouraging greater compliance.

Some disease and public health experts offer cautious support to the idea, saying that although data is patchy, such a trade-off might make sense, especially where citizens’ weariness or inability to comply with more burdensome restrictions are complicating…

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