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Why Ebola quarantine is bad policy: From the front lines
Why Ebola quarantine is bad policy: From the front lines

In my mind I didn't call it self-quarantine. I called it my "period of seclusion." But by the time Day 21 ticked by at the end of Monday, with no rush of fever nor corresponding rush of terror since leaving Liberia, I had begun to worry that this self-quarantine thing hadn't been such a good idea after all. It wasn't just the loneliness, home for three weeks with just three dogs and two cats, out of sight and it seemed out of mind as far as most of my friends and family were concerned. Why didn't they call? It wasn't just missing my 15-year-old daughter, Sylvia, who stayed with friends, and not seeing her ride horseback during the national school...

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