So what does quarantine really mean?
Quarantine simply means isolating people who are not sick, do not have symptoms, but may have been exposed to the sickness. Most governments use quarantines to contain the spread of a highly contagious disease. Therefore, if you've been in contact with a person suffering a disease, you are likely to be quarantined to reduce the chances of spreading the disease to others.
Quarantine is used to control:
Disease outbreaks- An outbreak happens when there is a sudden surge in the number of cases in a certain disease.
Epidemics- This is similar to an outb…