Why does quarantine not work for noninfectious diseases?

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2013-11-23 21:48:31


Quarantine is only good for conditions that are spread from one

person to another. If the disease is caused by something else, then

everyone can get it whether they are in quarantine or not. For

example, malaria; you can only catch it from mosquitoes and no

quarantine would be helpful.

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