PROFNET WIRE: HEALTH & MEDICINE: Bird Flu EXCERPT DAYTON: "A quarantine should be used only in instances of high death, not high illness. Two or three deaths, while unfortunate, is not a pandemic. State or federal officials only can declare one with input from local health officials. There can be many declarations, such as housebound or no travel into or out of a particular area. In severe cases, it is perfectly legal to have military enforcement and use of force to stop anyone from breaking the quarantine." The National Law Journal and American Medical News have quoted Randall about health care issues. She served as a consultant to the Clinton administration committee on health care reform.
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