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Are travel restrictions effective against Covid-19?

Borderline

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If we all can't travel or see loved ones across borders, please tell me at least it’s working. 

In May, I found myself in tears when the British government decided to impose quarantines on anyone returning from France in order to combat covid-19. That was the last straw. How dare they close *my* border? Did it even serve a purpose? When in doubt, go to the library. I turned to science to find out if I had been right to cry or if indeed, the government was doing the right thing. What I found out is... it's complicated. 

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