Through the Quarantine Looking Glass: Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis and Public Health Governance, Law, and Ethics

@article{Fidler2007ThroughTQ,
  title={Through the Quarantine Looking Glass: Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis and Public Health Governance, Law, and Ethics},
  author={D. Fidler and L. Gostin and H. Markel},
  journal={The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics},
  year={2007},
  volume={35},
  pages={616 - 628}
}
  • D. Fidler, L. Gostin, H. Markel
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
  • The incident in May-June 2007 involving a U.S. citizen traveling internationally while infected with drug-resistant tuberculosis involved the U.S. federal government's application of its quarantine and isolation powers. The incident and the isolation order raised numerous important issues for public health governance, law, and ethics. This article explores many of these issues by examining how the exercise of quarantine powers provides a powerful lens through which to understand how societies… CONTINUE READING
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