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Seek international pact for immediate border closures upon discovery of epidemic

Submitted by Julian Pickering on Monday 4th January 2021

Published on Monday 11th January 2021

Current status: Open

Open until: Sunday 11th July 2021

Current Signatures: 13
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Seek international pact for immediate border closures upon discovery of epidemic

Petition Details

The UK Government should seek a global agreement so that ALL countries agree to IMMMEDIATELY stop travel in and out of their country if they discover an epidemic - no matter the economic cost. Signatories should commit to giving medical, military and economic aid to nations facing such epidemics.

Additional Information

The 'Global Pandemic Firewall' – could help save Billions in money and Millions in lives and if it only delays a pandemic could buy countries more time to prepare. It appears that insufficient early action was taken to contain Covid-19. Whether we need it in 2025 or 2100 it is a sensible long-term plan that needs to be enforceable by law or by 'after the fact' sanctions.


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