Volume 23, Supplement—December 2017
Global Health Security Supplement
US Federal Travel Restrictions for Persons with Higher-Risk Exposures to Communicable Diseases of Public Health Concern
|Criteria for placement||Criteria for removal|
|Be known or likely infectious with, or exposed to, a communicable disease that poses a public health threat||Proven noninfectiousness or no longer being at risk for becoming infectious (by documented laboratory confirmation, lapse of known period of infectiousness, or lapse of incubation period without development of symptoms)|
|AND meet 1 of the following 3 criteria|
|1) Be unaware of diagnosis, noncompliant with public health recommendations, or unable to be located|
|2) be at risk for traveling on a commercial flight, or internationally by any means|
|3) travel restrictions are warranted to respond effectively to a communicable disease outbreak or to enforce a federal or local public health order.|
*Criteria were obtained from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (3).
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