8 differences between Isolation and Quarantine

Isolation vs Quarantine

Introduction This century alone, the world has faced localized and disseminated epidemics and pandemics, that have redefined science and the aspects of prevention and control of very infectious and contagious diseases. These characteristic diseases have a high infectivity rate and they spread rapidly, enhanced by human-human contact. Most of these infections are caused by viruses, … Read more 8 differences between Isolation and Quarantine

Disease Control

Disease Control

Disease Control Control of communicable diseases, which implies reducing their occurrence, has always been a major public health priority. In the past, control measures were based on incomplete knowledge of the epidemiology of the disease to be controlled and were directed at perceived factors of disease causation. As knowledge of the epidemiology of diseases improved, … Read more Disease Control