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QUARANTINE

Japan Times
COMMUNITY / How-tos
Feb 22, 2022
Are you headed for a Japanese quarantine? Here’s what you could be in for.
Japan is relaxing its re-entry rules from March, but there's still a good chance you'll end up at the “Hotel Quarantine.” One person's experience gives a glimpse of what you might encounter.
Japan Times
LIFE / Language / BILINGUAL
Feb 4, 2022
Finding the words for letting others know you may have COVID-19
As we enter the third year of the pandemic, it's good to get a refresher on the kind of vocabulary we're using to describe PCR tests and travel-related quarantines.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 14, 2021
Putin to self-isolate amid COVID-19 cases in Kremlin circles
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russia's leader is 'absolutely healthy” but will avoid in-person meetings for 'some time.”
Japan Times
TENNIS
Jan 22, 2021
Victoria government confirms new case in Australian Open quarantine
The Victoria state government on Friday confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in the group of people in quarantine in Melbourne ahead of the Australian Open, a few hours after Spanish player Paula Badosa said she had tested positive for the virus.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
Jan 20, 2021
Health-conscious habits from 2020 to keep up
Looking back on 2020, lockdowns and pandemic restrictions forced many people to start new routines. Work commutes disappeared. Fitness classes were canceled. Homes became classrooms and workplaces.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Jan 19, 2021
Quarantined Kei Nishikori struggling to train for Australian Open
Japan's top men's player is unable to leave his Melbourne hotel room after others on his chartered flight to Australia tested positive for COVID-19.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Jan 17, 2021
Australian Open to plow ahead despite players' quarantine anger
Dozens of players who shared chartered flights with three who tested positive for the coronavirus will not be allowed to leave their hotel rooms during their two-week quarantine.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jun 7, 2020
Quarantine is terrible but it works
Restricting human contact has had a dramatic effect on COVID-19's infection rates.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 10, 2020
Italy's lockdown tests the limits of democracy
Restrictions on 17 million people are the most draconian in the West, but they're far less strict than China's. The onus is on citizens to comply.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 6, 2018
11 hospitalized with flu-like symptoms in New York following Emirates flight
Laboratory tests on respiratory samples from the patients have yet to confirm the illness, but their histories and symptoms — fever, cough and vomiting — indicate influenza, said Dr. Oxiris Barbot, New York City's acting health commissioner.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Apr 15, 2015
Bird flu infecting more U.S. poultry flocks, USDA reports
The number of U.S. poultry flocks infected with a deadly strain of bird flu rose on Tuesday as Iowa identified its first case and Minnesota confirmed eight more cases, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
WORLD / Science & Health
Nov 11, 2014
Mali due to declare 108 Ebola-free after quarantine
Mali is preparing to release 108 people from Ebola quarantine in a tentative step toward declaring it has contained an outbreak.
WORLD / Science & Health
Nov 7, 2014
Ebola surging in Sierra Leone amid lack of treatment centers: U.N.
The number of Ebola cases is surging in Sierra Leone due to a lack of treatment centers, the United Nations said, while scarcity of food may also be forcing some people to leave quarantined areas, risking further spread of the virus.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Nov 4, 2014
U.S. Ebola nurse, Maine settle quarantine suit; patient in isolation at Duke
The state of Maine and a nurse who had treated victims of the Ebola virus in West Africa reached a settlement deal on Monday, allowing her to travel freely in public but requiring her to monitor her health closely and report any symptoms.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Oct 31, 2014
Quarantined Ebola nurse takes bike ride; Maine governor vows to exert authority
Maine Gov. Paul LePage vowed on Thursday to use the full extent of his authority in response to a nurse who has treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, after she left her home in Maine and took a bicycle ride despite a quarantine order.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Oct 30, 2014
Maine, nurse who tested negative for Ebola clash over quaratine
Maine's governor said Wednesday he would seek legal authority to enforce a 21-day quarantine on a Maine nurse who has tested negative for Ebola after treating patients in West Africa and initially was isolated in a tent in New Jersey.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 3, 2014
Scores in U.S. possibly exposed to Dallas Ebola patient; four isolated
More than 80 people had direct or indirect contact with the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the United States, health officials said Thursday, as four members of the patient's family were quarantined as a precaution.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Aug 21, 2014
Liberian police shoot to disperse Ebola quarantine protest; virus deaths reach 1,350
Police in the Liberian capital Monrovia fired live rounds and teargas on Wednesday to disperse a stone-throwing crowd trying to break an Ebola quarantine imposed on their neighborhood, as the death toll from the epidemic in West Africa hit 1,350.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 19, 2014
Liberia says all 17 runaway Ebola patients have been located
Liberia has found all 17 suspected Ebola patients who fled a quarantine center in Monrovia at the weekend and transferred them to another clinic, the information minister said on Tuesday.
WORLD / Science & Health
Aug 18, 2014
Nigerian who died in UAE may have shown signs consistent with Ebola
A Nigerian woman with cancer who died in the Emirati capital had shown signs "that may be consistent with Ebola," the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi said on Sunday.

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