Tag Archives: quarantine

Mumps

It’s time for a mumps outbreak! Here is a basic primer on the very basic basics. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/Mumps_ERCast.output.mp3 Direct Download   How do you get mumps?  Respiratory secretions, that guy sitting next to you on the airplane with the huge parotid gland and just sneeze in your eye. Not good. Incubation period How long does this …

Ebola, Quarantine, and the Law

Legal analyst Gunnar Schwartzbaum (nom de plume) joins the show to talk about the legal ramifications of quarantine and isolation orders http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/Ebola_quarantine_and_the_law.output.mp3 Direct Download In this episode What to do if a patient with suspected Ebola wants to leave the hospital against medical advice. What is the difference between isolation and quarantine? How do you enforce …