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noun as in isolation

verb as in isolate


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As experts point out, a person who can fly to another country for a vaccine is also a person most likely able to withstand a few more months of quarantine.

From Vox

Bypassing the quarantine through advance testing has begun to reverse the trend — Maui visitorship in December was about one-third of normal.

A member of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s security detail tested positive for the coronavirus Monday, sending Buttigieg into a 14-day quarantine less than a week after being sworn in.

But, in new research conducted with Digiday, surveying more than 200 senior marketers in Europe, 58% of brands say they saw increased creativity in their in-house teams during a time of quarantine.

From Digiday

They made just one small slip-up after what they described as months of “torturous” quarantine.

AIDS insanity:  When running for the US Senate in 1992, Huckabee called for a quarantine of people who had AIDS.

Adding an extra three weeks of quarantine on to every trip makes it hard to fit this coverage into our lives.

But the secrecy and fear surrounding the once-successful quarantine has now put the region in even greater danger.

The quarantine had either failed by then, or did shortly after.

But the quarantine, lifted just 10 days in, was a colossal failure.

The infection of the eye is very severe and dangerous, and the usual quarantine is to be observed.

The climax to all of our troubles was the making out of our declaration and being held in quarantine at Ellis Island.

In 1890 cholera appeared in Tripoli and all steamers stopped calling at the port, to avoid quarantine.

Martha's pencil followed the list down, making a light check after the name while she dialed quarantine to send in the man.

All I can say is that full quarantine measures are now in force as of fifteen minutes ago.

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On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quarantine, such as: detention, lazaretto, seclusion, segregation, separation, and sequestration.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.