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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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Illustrating the basic cost of quarantining a sailing ship in 1837, the master of the Lady MacNaghten successfully claimed 302 [pounds sterling] 13s 10d (the 1998 equivalent being about 18,200 [pounds sterling] stg (19) from the government for the use of his ship for thirty three days as a hospital ship for passengers and crew infected with typhus fever.
For each unique situation, whether it is quarantining and response or policy management, ENIRA creates a highly intelligent, automatic action that far surpasses manual capabilities.
A more difficult legal question is that of quarantining smallpox patients.
The agreement will bring federal, state and local governments and enterprises the ability to instantly and automatically respond to network breaches by quarantining affected nodes and individual and groups of users.