"At the time when any quarantinable
epidemic disease is prevalent in certain regions at home or abroad, the health administrative department under the State Council may declare the regions as pestilence areas." Id.
Diseases are designated by proclamation as 'quarantinable
diseases', and are relatively few in number, (221) suggesting that the legislation is directed to those specific diseases only.
infected with a quarantinable
disease and is therefore subject to
The "list of quarantinable
communicable diseases" extends well beyond TB.
(2) The new regulations would significantly expand the scope of federal power by defining "ill person" to include the signs or symptoms commonly associated with quarantinable
diseases--fever, rash, headache, persistent cough, diarrhea, severe bleeding, jaundice, and changes in cognitive functioning.
The business of public health is the prevention of disease and injury, especially by "health protection" -- protection from environmental hazards such as impure water, contaminated foods, and infectious or "quarantinable
There is no alternative to elimination of quarantinable
diseases when bringing new materials into the U.S.
The Guam experiment has demonstrated that in addition to extending fresh produce shelf life, the proper mix of CA gases can kill insects and quarantinable
pests in sea vans during ocean transit.