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Nation's Leading Epidemiology Groups Oppose Mandatory Quarantine

Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 12:10:38 pm

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Some of the nation's leading organizations that specialize in epidemiology and infectious diseases have come out against the mandatory quarantine policies being pushed by paranoia-pandering politicians. Here are statements from The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

In case you missed it yesterday, SHEA issued a statement Opposing Mandatory Quarantines for Healthcare Personnel http://t.co/TmKKzyjG2K

— SHEA (@SHEA_Epi) October 27, 2014

APIC opposes mandatory quarantines for healthcare personnel returning from Ebola care in West Africa http://t.co/pA6gidRkwa

— Charles Johnson (@Green_Footballs) October 27, 2014

IDSA does not support mandatory quarantine of asymptomatic healthcare workers returning from Ebola-affected areas http://t.co/TkGKmOodge

— Charles Johnson (@Green_Footballs) October 27, 2014