Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 18th, 2001
In the majority of contexts, other less extreme public health actions are likely to be more effective and create fewer unintended adverse consequences than quarantine, according to an article in the December 5, 2001, issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association.
Joseph Barbera, MD, of the Institute for Crisis and Disaster Management, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., and colleagues reviewed the scientific principles that are relevant to...
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