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What’s in a word – Quarantine

Date : Jun 27 , 2020   |   Image Credit : Unsplash

Today, with the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, you must be often hearing the word ‘quarantine’. The word ‘quarantine’ means a period of time during which an […]

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WORD of the day

Unfamiliar  

Adjective | uhn-fuh-mil-yer

not known to you

DID YOU KNOW?

While we can trace the word 'quarantine' to the time of the bubonic plague, the practice of isolating the sick stretches back much further. References to isolating people with leprosy can be found in the Bible, and hospitals with similar purposes existed by the first half of the 14th century in Venice, Italy.