Revised Quarantine Act has serious limitations
- Hawaii Relaxes Quarantine Laws. Durand, Marcella // Dog World;Oct2003, Vol. 88 Issue 10, p9
Reports the changes in strict quarantine laws of Hawaii in June 2003. Overview of the direct-release program; Cost of the program.
- Legal Authorities for Isolation and Quarantine -- Information from CDC. // Journal of Environmental Health;Apr2006, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p52
The article reports on legal authorities for isolation and quarantine. Isolation and quarantine are two common public health strategies designed to protect the public by preventing exposure to infected or potentially infected people. Isolation refers to the separation of people who have a...
- 1377. // History of Science & Technology;2004, p134
This article provides information on the establishment of the first quarantine station in the port of Ragusa, Italy in 1377, ordering people suspected of plague to stay in the are for 40 days.
- Community Quarantine to Interrupt Ebola Virus Transmission -- Mawah Village, Bong County, Liberia, August-October, 2014. Nyenswah, Tolbert; Blackley, David J.; Freeman, Tabeh; Lindblade, Kim A.; Arzoaquoi, Samson K.; Mott, Joshua A.; Williams, Justin N.; Halldin, Cara N.; Kollie, Francis; Laney, A. Scott // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;2/27/2015, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p179
The article discusses the community quarantine effected in Mawah, a village in Liberia where a growing outbreak of Ebola virus disease (Ebola) has been reported in September 2014. It presents the quarantine measures proposed by the Task Force chair (TFC) including restrictions on residents and...
- quarantine:. Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology;2000, p187
A definition of the term "quarantine," is presented. The tern refers to any isolation or restriction of movement imposed on apparently well individuals after having been exposed to an infectious disease in an effort to control its spread. The term also refers to the period of isolation following...
- STANDARD LIFE. Allen, Daniel // Nursing Standard;11/15/2006, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p26
The article focuses on the enforcement of quarantine of any individual with serious infectious disease and compulsory treatment as proposed by the public health consultation document published by the Scottish Executive. The author has expressed that he has sneaky sympathy for such proposal for...
- Extending the Professional Memory: Four Samples of Environmental Health History. Balsamo, Jr., James // Journal of Environmental Health;Nov2004, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p4
This article discusses four words related to public health. The word quarantine was coined in Italy in 1403. It referred to the 40-day isolation period imposed on ships entering port cities to prevent the spread of contagious disease, specifically the bubonic plague. Moore swabs is an old tool...
- The Black Death New Insights into 18th Century Attitudes Toward Bubonic Plague. Kirchner, Walther // Clinical Pediatrics;Jul1968, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p432
Presents insights into the 18th Century attitudes toward bubonic plague. Theories of origin; Therapy; Preventive measures; Quarantine; Other information about the plague.
- Health is a global issue. Vicid &Ower // EMBO Reports;Jul2003, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p649
The article focuses on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), the first severe and contagious new disease to emerge in the twenty-first century. It was a crude and widely heard wake-up call for societies and authorities worldwide about the threat of infectious diseases in an era of global...