A doctor sprays himself with alcohol after checking on asymptomatic COVID-19 patients quarantining at a hotel, before removing his protective gear in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, July 24, 2020.
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Quarantines Aren’t Going Anywhere

When the world went on lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus, it was following a playbook used for centuries. Journalist Nicola Twilley joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how and why quarantines have been used throughout history – and about how the technique has been updated to fight modern threats. Her book, written with Geoff Manaugh, is called “Until Proven Safe: The History and Future of Quarantine.