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={David P. Fidler and Lawrence O. Gostin and Howard Markel},
  journal={The Journal of Law, Medicine \& Ethics},
  year={2007},
  volume={35},
  pages={616 - 628}
}
Dramatic events involving dangerous microbes often focus attention on isolation and quarantine as policy instruments. The incident in May-June 2007 involving Andrew Speaker and drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) joins other communicable disease crises that have forced contemplation or actual application of quarantine powers. Implementation of quarantine powers, which encompasses authority for both isolation and quarantine actions, is important not only for the handling of a specific event but… 

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