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Key Planning Recommendations for Mass Gatherings in the Context of the Current COVID-19 Outbreak

Download key planning recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO)

Mass gatherings are highly visible events with the potential for serious public health consequences if they are not planned and managed carefully. There is ample evidence that mass gatherings can amplify the spread of infectious diseases. The transmission of respiratory infections, including influenza, has been frequently associated with mass gatherings. Such infections can be transmitted during a mass gathering, during transit to and from the event, and in participants’ home communities upon their return.

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