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travel ban and restrictions due to the coronavirus in Brazil

due to Coronavirus Travel
Restrictions and Bans in Brazil:

Passengers are not allowed to enter Brazil until 30 April 2020. This does not apply to: - Nationals of Brazil; - Passengers who reside in Brazil; - Foreign professionals in a mission in the service of an international body, if it is duly identified; - Foreign employee accredited to the Brazilian Government; - Immediate family member of a national of Brazil; - Passengers with an authorization issued by Brazilian Government; - Passengers with a National Migration Registry; - Technical landing to refuel where passengers of restricted nationalities are not disembarking; - Passenger in international transit if they do not leave the international area of the airport and the country of destination admits their entry.

Advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19

This document provides advice on the use of masks in communities, during home care, and in health care settings in areas that have reported cases of COVID-19. It is intended for individuals in the community, public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, health care managers, health care workers (HCWs), and community health workers. This updated version includes a section on Advice to decision makers on the use of masks for healthy people in community settings.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak: rights,roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considerations for occupational safety and health

Health workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 outbreak response and as such are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection. Hazards include pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma, and physical and psychological violence. This document highlights the rights and responsibilities of health workers, including the specific measures needed to protect occupational safety and health.