Passengers wearing protective face masks walk through the international arrivals hall of London’s Heathrow Airport in London on June 8, when the UK began to impose a 14-day quarantine rule on most travellers. Photo: Bloomberg
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

Coronavirus travel restrictions will have to give way soon to the economic imperative

  • Policymakers may be reluctant to take the step, which would risk a second wave of infections, but the first green shoots of recovery are apparent and must be nurtured
  • With a viable vaccine still months away, governments must study precedents, make sense of the conflicting advice, and begin to ease restrictions
Passengers wearing protective face masks walk through the international arrivals hall of London’s Heathrow Airport in London on June 8, when the UK began to impose a 14-day quarantine rule on most travellers. Photo: Bloomberg
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