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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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Under New Jersey's protocol, state residents who had come into contact with someone with Ebola would be subject to a mandatory, 21-day quarantine at home, even if they had no symptoms.
The Department of State has received reports of minors traveling without a parent or adult guardian being taken into quarantine upon arrival.
Where quarantine is issued, certain stone fruit trees, known as the Prunus species, may not be planted within the quarantine zone.
By contrast, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) has a serial interval of 8 to l0 days, and peak infectivity does not occur until week 2 of illness, which allows more time to effectively implement isolation and quarantine measures (13).
Email messages identified as spam are contained in each user's Meridius Quarantine Mailbox which now supports an English, French or Spanish graphical user interface.
Isolation, quarantine and other actions by civil authorities may create unintended backlash from individuals or groups that believe their civil rights have been violated (breaking quarantine, violence against civil authorities, theft of drugs/medical equipment).
Elsewhere, "openfaced sneezers" were fined and the District of Columbia imposed blanket quarantines that restricted residents to their homes.
officials asked state and local public health workers to "dust off" their quarantine plans and work with local hospitals to ensure effective plans to contain the SARS virus.
Yet with federal authorities now pushing aggressively for new state-level enforcement powers -- including draconian powers to round up, quarantine, and forcibly test and vaccinate citizens in the event of an outbreak of smallpox or some other dangerous disease -- the anthrax episode may yet profoundly affect the American political landscape.
A quarantine banning the transport of commercial hives within two miles of any discovered Africanized hive, as well as limited quarantines within a 150-mile radius to allow state officials to inspect for escaped Africanized queens, which can invade the nests of European honeybees and secretly begin mass-producing Africanized offspring.
The award-winning EdgeWall product line authenticates, validates and authorizes compliant endpoints, quarantines and remediates infected devices and continuously inspects traffic for policy compliance.
In the pandemic alert period, recommendations include isolation of patients and quarantine of contacts, accompanied by antiviral therapy.