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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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LePage said his state will work with health care workers who treated Ebola patients in West Africa to establish in-home quarantine protocols.
In May 2009, China implemented a policy that allows it to quarantine arriving passengers who exhibit fever or flu-like symptoms if they are arriving from a country which has cases of 2009-H1N1, including the U.
Pennsylvania has handled Plum Pox Virus very aggressively, and the lifting of this quarantine is proof that our efforts are working," said Wolff.
isolation and treatment of ill persons; monitoring and possible quarantine of exposed persons; and social distancing measures, such as cancellation of mass gatherings and closure of schools); 3) reduce an individual person's risk for infection (e.
The secure mail relay includes support for global white listing, the ability to import, export and sort white lists and aliases, enhanced SSL connectivity and access to quarantined messages, and the availability of multi-lingual quarantine alerts and Quarantine Mailbox graphical user interface.
responded by levying quarantines and imposing mask laws.
Isolation of ill patients and quarantine of incoming individuals are being used with moderate success.
A self-imposed quarantine may cause an economic hiccup, but the suffering is minor compared to the alternative of a wider epidemic.
By and large, though, quarantines and mass vaccinations were carried out locally and on a voluntary basis, and often were very successful.
Maxwell detailed a new statewide action plan he helped develop -- which includes strict quarantines around affected hives -- at this week's annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America in San Antonio, Tex.
Through its EdgeWall NAC appliances, the Vernier solution authenticates, validates and authorizes compliant devices; quarantines and remediates infected devices; and continuously inspects traffic for policy compliance.
In Canada in 1918, one report noted, "Many small towns attempted to isolate themselves with complete quarantines, reminiscent of medieval attempts to stave off plague, in which no one was allowed to enter or leave town.
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.
It has not yet been determined if quarantines will be necessary or even effective in halting the spread of the beetle," she added.