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It is difficult to identify precisely when an infection occurred (e.g. before travel, at the airport, on the flight or elsewhere). The CDC agrees that flying can cause chances of exposure and infection. The World Health Organization (WHO) also mentions, ‘Any situation in which people are in close proximity to one another for long periods of time increases the risk of transmission’.
There are few studies related to Covid-19 infections in a region and air travel, however, largely the results are inconclusive.
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