ⓘ Quarantine (disambiguation)


ⓘ Quarantine (disambiguation)

Quarantine is a medical term for the act of keeping an object in enforced isolation for a period of time to limit or prevent the spread of disease or infection.

Quarantine may also refer to:


1. Medicine and disease

  • Isolation health care, isolation of infected to prevent transmission of disease
  • Biocontainment, isolation of medical samples of infected tissues and disease agents
  • Cordon sanitaire, isolation of a geographic region to prevent transmission of disease beyond the region

2. Government and law

  • An alternative term for a naval blockade, particularly associated with the United States "quarantine" of Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis of late 1962
  • Quarantine Speech, a 1937 speech by U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • A grace period of 40 days during which a widow has the right to remain in her dead husbands home, regardless of the inheritance

3. Films

  • Quarantined film, a 1970 television film
  • Quarantine 1983 film, a 1983 Soviet childrens film
  • Quarantine 2008 film, a 2008 science fiction horror film
  • Quarantine 2000 film, a 2000 American thriller television film
  • Quarantine 1923 film, a 1923 German silent film

4. Television

  • "Quarantine" The Twilight Zone, a 1986 episode of the television series
  • "Quarantine" Red Dwarf, a 1992 episode of the British sci-fi comedy Red Dwarf
  • "Quarantine" Stargate Atlantis, a fourth-season episode of the sci-fi series Stargate Atlantis
  • "Quarantine" TUGS episode, the fifth episode of TUGS
  • "Quarantine", a 1976 episode of The Onedin Line

5. Other uses

  • In grants of indulgences, the term Quarantines means an ecclesiastical penance of 40 days
  • Quarantine video game, a 1994 video game for the 3DO and IBM PC systems
  • Quarantine clothing brand clothing brand based in Iceland
  • Quarantine computing, a 1989 antivirus program