Public health measures to limit the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 at mass gatherings

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA)
Record ID 32018001676
Authors' objectives: The purpose of this report is to outline the advice provided to NPHET by HIQA, with consideration of the scientific literature, international public policy and input from the COVID-19 EAG regarding the policy question: “What public health measures are necessary to enable mass gatherings to occur safely in both indoor and outdoor settings?” The advice also reflects the findings of a discussion with the HIQA COVID19 EAG considering key issues relating to the policy question.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2021
Requestor: National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET)
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Rapid Review
Country: Ireland
MeSH Terms
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Disease Transmission, Infectious
  • Crowding
  • COVID-19
  • Coronavirus Infections
  • Disease Outbreaks
  • Contact Tracing
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Mass gatherings
  • Public health measures
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