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Chatting with Steve Stockmal: Music and life in quarantine Special

Greek-American musician and drummer Steve Stockmal chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about his latest endeavors in music and life in quarantine.

Jerrod Niemann talks 'Tequila Kisses,' 'Ghost Rider,' quarantine Special

Country star Jerrod Niemann chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about his new two songs "Tequila Kisses" and "Ghost Rider," as well as life in quarantine.

Review: Blink-182 releases spitfire music video for 'Quarantine' Special

Acclaimed rock group Blink-182 released their vivacious new music video for their song "Quarantine." Digital Journal has the scoop.

Hong Kong tightens quarantine rules for sea and flight crews

Fpo - Hong Kong will stop most ships from changing crews in the territory from Wednesday to cut back on quarantine exemptions blamed for causing a third wave of coronavirus cases.

Alicia Minshew talks 'Tainted Dreams,' 'Quarantine,' digital age Special

Emmy-nominated actress Alicia Minshew (ex-Kendall Hart on "All My Children") chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about the "Tainted Dreams," "Beacon Hill" and "Quarantine" digital series.

Op-Ed: Fauci and two other officials quarantine after exposure to virus

Dr. Anthony Fauci and two other top US health officials will self-quarantine for two weeks after coming in contact with people at the White House who tested positive for the coronavirus.

France says won't quarantine EU, Schengen area citizens

Paris - France said Sunday that it would not quarantine anyone arriving from the EU, the Schengen area or Britain due to the coronavirus, as it prepares to start easing confinement measures after two months of lockdown.

Robots and cameras: China's sci-fi quarantine watch

Bejing - Robots delivering meals, ghostly figures in hazmat suits and cameras pointed at front doors: China's methods to enforce coronavirus quarantines have looked like a sci-fi dystopia for legions of people.

Review: Long Island musician Phil Smith delights in 'Quarantine' concert Special

This week, award-winning Long Island musician Phil Smith entertained his fans virtually via a livestream "Quarantine" show.

Chatting with Marie Osmond: Inspiring message during quarantine Special

Multifaceted entertainer Marie Osmond (and co-host of "The Talk" on CBS) took some time from her busy schedule to chat with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about life in quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and she shared her latest endeavors.

Panama to restrict movement by gender during virus quarantine

Panama - The government of Panama on Monday announced strict quarantine measures that separate citizens by gender in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Trump decides against quarantine of New York region

Washington - US President Donald Trump decided late Saturday against imposing a broad two-week lockdown on New York and its neighbors after a strong pushback from local political leaders and warnings of the panic it could spark.

Viral humour helps Europe deal with fear, boredom of lockdown

London - As European governments moved to lock down their countries to curb the spread of the coronavirus, citizens turned to gallows humour to deal with the anxiety and boredom of their virtual house arrests.

Quarantine Motels spark fear in Virus-struck Washington State

Seattle - A project to set up "quarantine motels" in the US coronavirus epicenter of Washington state has infuriated local residents who fear they will be exposed to a high risk of infection.

Philippine president orders virus lockdown of capital

Manila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced plans Thursday for a sweeping lockdown of the capital's 12 million people, including a halt to domestic travel, in a bid to contain the deadly new coronavirus.

COVID-19 patients can remain infectious for weeks after recovery

Patients with the new coronavirus keep the pathogen in their respiratory tract for as long as 37 days, a new study found, suggesting they could remain infectious for many weeks.

Over 200 Canadians quarantined on Grand Princess cruise ship

A cruise ship that has been quarantined off the coast of California by public health officials over fears of a possible COVID-19 outbreak includes 235 Canadian passengers, Global Affairs Canada has confirmed.

Disabled Chinese boy dies while father in virus quarantine

Bejing - A disabled boy has died after being left to fend for himself when his father was quarantined over the deadly new coronavirus in China's Hubei province.

Canadians with virus symptoms won't be allowed to evacuate China

Ottawa - Canadians who are exhibiting respiratory symptoms linked to a new coronavirus likely won’t be able to get on a flight home from China, Ontario officials said Monday.

US military ready to house 1,000 for virus quarantine

Washington - The United States military will provide accommodation for 1,000 people if they need to be quarantined because of the deadly novel coronavirus, the Department of Defense said.

U.S. prepares to evacuate some U.S. citizens from Wuhan

Beijing - The U.S. Consulate in the epidemic-stricken Chinese city of Wuhan will evacuate its personnel and some private citizens aboard a charter flight Tuesday.

Georgia lawmaker asks if we could quarantine people with HIV

Atlanta - Georgia GOP state representative, Betty Price, in a study committee this week asked if the government could “quarantine” people with HIV to stop the spread of the AIDS virus.

Op-Ed: Why nurse in Maine should respect quarantine orders

A nurse who was quarantined in New Jersey after returning home from west Africa is refusing to remain self-quarantined in her home in Maine. Here is why we should all respect quarantine orders:

U.S. modifies Ebola guidelines after quarantine uproar

Washington - U.S. health authorities on Monday issued new guidelines for health workers returning from Ebola-hit nations after a firestorm of criticism over state quarantine restrictions, including from the UN chief.

Op-Ed: Ebola — The sky is not falling

New York - Even if the sky is falling, it will not bring Ebola with it. Yet it has created hysteria not seen in the U.S. since a war was launched in Iraq to destroy weapons of mass destruction that were no longer there.

Mali sees first Ebola case while death toll nears 5,000

Malian Health Minister Ousmane Kone spoke on state television on Thursday, confirming the country's first case of Ebola. The victim is a two-year-old child who tested positive for the virus after returning from Guinea.

Nine in Conn. ordered quarantined, monitored for Ebola

Nine people, including a family of six, have been ordered to stay in their homes for the next three weeks while public health officials check for signs that they have contracted the Ebola virus. None of them have shown any signs of the illness so far.

Texas monitors 100 people in US Ebola scare

Dallas - Health officials in Texas were monitoring 100 people for signs of Ebola and ordered four close family members to stay home as authorities investigate the first confirmed US case of the deadly disease.

VIDEO: Panicked residents chase man suspected of having Ebola

Monrovia - Growing fear and panic over the increasing number of Ebola deaths in Liberia led to a man wearing a medical bracelet being chased through the streets by those fearful he had "escaped quarantine".

Op-Ed: U.S. must create quarantine procedures to avoid confusion, chaos

ABC News reports that a Nigerian diplomat fled from Ebola quarantine in Lagos to Port Harcourt. Does the U.S. have a plan in place for putting its citizens in mandatory quarantine in the event of exposure to a lethal virus? It needs to!
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A new study suggests the incubation period for Ebola may need to be extended longer than 21-days.
A new study suggests the incubation period for Ebola may need to be extended longer than 21-days.
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WET: Dungeness crabs are prepared for sale on the sidewalk outside the Fishermen's Grotto restaurant at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco.
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Blink-182 releases  Quarantine
Blink-182 releases 'Quarantine'
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