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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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Dr Motshegwa said there will be a quarantine at Makalamabedi village to serve the district.
The General Organization for Veterinary Services (GOVS) tightens measures on importing animals and checking them in veterinary quarantines across the country, he added
It wasn't clear what action the Obama administration could take to end the quarantines.
A 5-year-old boy who arrived from Guinea was being observed in isolation at Bellevue Hospital in New York City for possible Ebola symptoms, according to media reports Monday, as New York and New Jersey stuck to new plans to quarantine health workers returning from countries hardest hit by the virus.
There also exists statutory authority for federal-state cooperative activities to enforce quarantines.
citizens to the quarantine measures imposed by the Government of China in response to the 2009-H1N1 pandemic that may affect travel to China.
The cultural and spatial quarantines that followed the naming of the virus created communities based not merely upon the threat of illness, but also upon behavior deemed threatening.
Nonpharmaceutical interventions outside of healthcare settings focus on measures to 1) limit international spread of the virus (e.g., travel screening and restrictions); 2) reduce spread within national and local populations (e.g., isolation and treatment of ill persons; monitoring and possible quarantine of exposed persons; and social distancing measures, such as cancellation of mass gatherings and closure of schools); 3) reduce an individual person's risk for infection (e.g., hand hygiene); and 4) communicate risk to the public.
apples, possibly as soon as this winter, following a World Trade Organization ruling that found Japan failed to comply with a previous WTO decision condemning its quarantine restrictions on imported apples.
The secure mail relay includes support for global white listing, the ability to import, export and sort white lists and aliases, enhanced SSL connectivity and access to quarantined messages, and the availability of multi-lingual quarantine alerts and Quarantine Mailbox graphical user interface.