quarantine period

quar·an·tine pe·ri·od

the time during which an infected individual or an area is kept isolated, avoiding contact with uninfected individuals; can be any specified period of time, varying with the disease in question. The term is derived from the Italian word for 40, because the period of isolation for people suspected of having plague in the medieval period was 40 days.

quar·an·tine pe·ri·od

(kwōrăn-tēn pērē-ŏd)
Time during which an infected individual or an area is kept isolated, avoiding contact with uninfected people; can be any period of time, varying with possible disease. The term is derived from the Italian word for 40, because the period of isolation for people suspected of having plague in the medieval period was 40 days.
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I'm so glad we've been able to save Cairo and I'm sure someone will come forward to home her once the full quarantine period is over.
I have been monitoring their progress over the past few weeks during their quarantine period, where they have been in isolation.
The two reptiles can now be seen at The Lost Chambers Aquarium, after they completed their quarantine period.
Miss Pickford recovered during her quarantine period, and was given flea and worm treatment, rabies vaccination and a microchip, the newspaper said.
Bringing pets to Australia involves applying for a permit and a quarantine period on arrival of at least 10 days.
Kali will make his public debut when the exhibit opens on June 6, after a 30-day quarantine period.
On social media, they stated that they couldn't wait for the quarantine period to end in order to reconnect with her.
Today's event happened three days after a Spanish relief worker, suspected of being Ebola infectee, left the hospital after a 21-day quarantine period thus making sure she was clear of the virus.
29, however, the patient was cured after undergoing a 12-day quarantine period.
The new rules in New York, New Jersey and Illinois require a mandatory 21A[degrees] day quarantine period for all health workers who have had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa and just returned to the US.
All non-permanent or temporary visas were being cancelled and permanent visa holders who had not yet arrived in Australia will be required to submit to a 21-day quarantine period, he added.
ACRPF personnel returning home after a UN peacekeeping mission in Ebola- hit Liberia on Saturday became the latest to be confined in an isolation ward for the mandatory quarantine period of 21 days or three weeks for being suspected of carrying the killer virus.