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Special Episode One: Keep Away - Show Notes

For as long as people have been living together in groups, they’ve been getting each other sick. They’ve also been trying to figure out ways to keep that from happening. Sadly, one of the side effects of these efforts is the tendency to scapegoat people who become contagious. It’s not enough that they are sick; we get mad at them for getting sick. You can click on the links below for the resources used in this episode.

 

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/short-history-of-quarantine.html

 

http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/27/health/ebola-us-quarantine-controversy/

 

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/10/141028-ebola-outbreak-quarantine-isolation-health-medicine/

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/federal-eye/wp/2014/10/07/a-brief-history-of-quarantines-in-the-united-states/?utm_term=.795cbfa5ad64

 

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/recycled/2009/04/outbreaks_vs_epidemics.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/17/health/17flu.html

 

http://www.history.com/topics/1918-flu-pandemic