From: Robin Lee Powell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Aug 26 2005 - 13:29:51 MDT
On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 02:54:20PM -0400, Peter de Blanc wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-08-26 at 11:23 -0700, Robin Lee Powell wrote:
> > That's *after* we've shown that they have the contagion, in
> > general, not before.
> If there is an 80% chance that a person is infected and
> contagious, but you don't have conclusive proof, should they be
> allowed to enter a crowded room with 300 people?
Probably not, but again, you can prove later that they are not, and
then let them out. Keeping them holed up until you feel better
about their attitude is still pretty icky.
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