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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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An official from the Department of Veterinary Services in Maun, Dr Odirile Thololwane observed that quarantines helped to reduce infections, therefore making it possible for the beef to traverse non-FMD zones and international markets.
The quarantines will be used to check imported animals in remote areas away from residential units; in accordance with animal quarantine laws, Dr.
Complicated US care: Travelers from West Africa funneled to five airports; states impose mandatory quarantines for any with Ebola contacts
New Jersey, New York and Illinois are imposing quarantines on anyone arriving with a high risk of having contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
Nevertheless, the federal government has jurisdiction over interstate and foreign quarantines. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is authorized to take measures "to prevent the introduction, transmission, or spread of communicable diseases from foreign countries into the States or possessions, or from one State or possession into any other State or possession." The diseases must be identified by an Executive Order of the President, a list which currently includes Ebola.
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." Residents of the United States, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan were polled for the study.
In the 1918 pandemic, some island countries enacted maritime quarantines that appear to have delayed or prevented the introduction of pandemic influenza.
Japan originally imposed the quarantines after finding fire blight disease in U.S.
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. After a few possible SARS cases were identified at the popular Pasir Panjang Wholesale Market, the state took no chances.