Browsing UMB Open Access Articles by Author "Openshaw, J.J."
COVID-19, quarantines, sheltering-in-place, and human rights: The developing crisisOpenshaw, J.J.; Travassos, M.A. (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2020)As COVID-19 has spread across the globe, quarantines and sheltering-in-place orders have become important public health tools but, as currently implemented, have eroded human rights, particularly for the marginalized, including essential workers, detainees, women, and children. Quarantines and sheltering-in-place orders must include explicit guarantees of human rights protections. We outline protections for the quarantined that communities and governments should strive to guarantee.