Quarantine is voluntary or compulsory isolation, typically to contain the spread of something considered dangerous, often but not always disease.
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Quarantine in simple terms means to isolate. Some ways things are quarantine is when your computer picks up a virus and your virus software quarantines it. Another way quarantine is used is when a contagious disease is going around and those infected are quarantined from the healthy.
A quarantine is used to separate and restrict the movement of persons; it is a 'state of enforced isolation'. This is often used in connection to disease and illness, such as those who may possibly have...