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As worries about Ebola spread — with the death of Thomas Duncan, the first person diagnosed with the virus in the U.S., and the infection of two health care workers in Dallas—the word “quarantine” is working its way into water-cooler conversations. Duncan’s family members, as well as others potentially exposed to the virus, are being kept in isolation for 21 days — the amount of time widely considered to be the maximum duration for Ebola incubation. Quarantine is a legal measure, as well as a public health tool. SPH’s Wendy Mariner, professor of health law, bioethics and human rights, has
Boston Globe reporter Michael Rezendes will discuss his investigation into the deaths of three patients at Bridgewater State Hospital and the subsequent ongoing reforms to the facility.
Power plant standards to cut climate-changing carbon emissions will reduce other harmful air pollution and provide substantial health benefits.