In a specific disaster scenario, it may be necessary to quarantine patients in an effort to prevent the spread of a contagious disease. However, the decision to quarantine patients and the logistics of implementing quarantine raise several ethical and legal questions. On the basis of your understanding of this topic, answer the following questions:
· What are the ethical issues faced while enacting quarantine?
· What are the legal issues faced while enacting quarantine? Is it ethical to quarantine patients against their will? Why or why not?