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  • Coronavirus: could the US government’s quarantine and travel ban backfire?

    The Guardian - 02/05/2020

    “I worry that what we’re seeing is more showboating and a quarantine to look tough,” said Wendy Parmet, a Northeastern University law professor and health policy expert. “Quarantines and travel bans have a really, really ugly history. Everyone always wants to do it when people are scared. But the downsides are high and the risks are high.”

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