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enforced isolation of patients suffering from a contagious disease in order to prevent the spread of disease

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isolation to prevent the spread of infectious disease

place into enforced isolation, as for medical reasons

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The quarantines will be used to check imported animals in remote areas away from residential units; in accordance with animal quarantine laws, Dr.
In various media interviews, Hickox called her treatment ''inhumane'' and ''completely unacceptable'' after she became the first person forced into the state's mandatory quarantine, announced Friday by Gov.
Complicated US care: Travelers from West Africa funneled to five airports; states impose mandatory quarantines for any with Ebola contacts
Generally, state and local quarantines are authorized through public health orders, though some states may require a court order before an individual is detained.
citizens, are obliged to follow local procedures regarding quarantines and any other public health-related measures.
Winterson's narrator quarantines him/herself in a self-defined space of difference where s/he rewrites the spatiality of his/her and Louise's identities and their relationship.
Americans are in favor of quarantines as a protection against infectious diseases--but when it comes to the enforcement and monitoring of quarantines, they're not as receptive as people in other countries, according to a Web-exclusive Health Affairs study titled "Attitudes toward the Use of Quarantine in a Public Health Emergency in Four Countries.
In the 1918 pandemic, some island countries enacted maritime quarantines that appear to have delayed or prevented the introduction of pandemic influenza.
The Meridius Security Gateway appliance identifies and quarantines spam in real time regardless of its language, content or format of the message.
Following the SARS outbreak, Far East business travel and tourism declined sharply, many businesses were closed, home quarantines were imposed and the disease spread from the Far East to North America.
When SARS hit, the authoritarian proclivities of Singapore's government were channeled into aggressive quarantines.
So far, 3,600 of the 18,000 backyard quarantines have been lifted in the eight-county quarantine area, representing slow progress in the eradication of the disease, Cooper said.
Civil liability issues may be raised if quarantines begin in the United States.
Travel to and from (as well as within) East Asia has dried up, and the number of government-imposed quarantines is being surpassed by self-imposed quarantines.