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What is quarantine?

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People who have been exposed to an infectious disease and may be infected but are not yet ill may be quarantined. That is, they may be asked to remain at home or another location to prevent further spread of illness to others and to carefully monitor for the disease.

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CDC: "Quarantine and Isolation."

CDC: "Understand Quarantine and Isolation."

 

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 27, 2018

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CDC: "Quarantine and Isolation."

CDC: "Understand Quarantine and Isolation."

 

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 27, 2018

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