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Price quoted in Time on voluntary vs. court-ordered quarantine

Professor Polly Price was quoted in Time magazine in an article about the legalities of quarantine for those who may have been exposed to Ebola. "If healthcare workers resist signing the voluntary quarantine or defy its recommendations after agreeing to it, Emory University law professor Polly Price says that it's likely an official quarantine would be ordered. 'They could go and get a court order to formalize it, possibly even after the fact,' Price says. 'But they would likely seek a formal quarantine.'"
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