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quarantine

An ancient right of widows to enjoy their deceased husband's home and property for a period of time after death and before allocation of the widow's other common law rights.Today, the concept has been codified in many state probate codes,which grant an allowance to the widow during the pendency of the estate probation.

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Throughout the century at least 122 of 737 ships carrying emigrants, mainly from Great Britain, were quarantined by the Health Officers, imposing a considerable financial burden on shipping and other commercial interests engaged in the emigrant trade.
We compared the mean time from onset of symptoms to clinical diagnosis (and admission) for the 24 patients with laboratory-confirmed SARS-CoV who had been quarantined before symptom onset to that of the 451 SARS-CoV--positive case-patients who had not.
Knowledge and understanding of the experiences of quarantined persons are critical to maximize infectious disease containment and minimize the negative effects on those quarantined, their families, and social networks.
Because preliminary test results were inconclusive, each of the people who had been quarantined was given a four-day prescription for antibiotics.
At the end of the Operation Topoff exercise, for instance, when the governor had issued a travel restriction order for all of metropolitan Denver and CDC had quarantined the entire state of Colorado, such orders created many unforeseen problems, including how to enforce the orders, maintain essential community services, and distribute foods and prescription medicines.
If a virus is detected, the attachment is automatically cleaned of the virus, or, if the virus cannot be fixed or quarantined, the e-mail is returned without the infected attachment to the original sender with a notice that their attachment contained a virus.
Praetor G2 adds new traffic analysis and reporting capabilities including a Log Analyzer that, at a glance, shows overall inbound and outbound filtering activity via counts of messages accepted, quarantined, redirected and rejected.
As part of this process, government customers can determine their quarantine management requirements, including whether their IT department or their end users, or both, manage the quarantined email.
In addition, the revamped quarantine capabilities provide daily digests with an easy-to-read list of a user's quarantined messages, with links back to the secure Web interface for quarantine management.
A nurse who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients and was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital over the weekend was returning home to Maine on Monday as her lawyer criticized the state's policies that had the woman fighting to be released from an isolation tent.
It is also not clear whether they have been quarantined in the five-bedroom villas in Khoula Hospital or they are being monitored for fever and other symptoms at their homes.