cordon sanitaire

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10:56 Apr 7, 2020
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COVID-19 - Medical - Medical (general)
Additional field(s): Medical (general), Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Journalism
English term or phrase: cordon sanitaire
Definition from Merriam-Webster Dictionary:
(n.) A protective barrier (as of buffer states) against a potentially aggressive nation or a dangerous influence (such as a pandemic). Borrowed from French, it is also referred to as "sanitary cordon" in certain areas.

Example sentence(s):
  • But while the waters of the lagoon were a corridor for the passage of an epidemic, they were also a natural cordon sanitaire that facilitated an efficient quarantine system as a bulwark against the disease for the rest of Italy. TIME
  • In addition to a cordon sanitaire, which halted travel into or out of the affected areas, the lockdown prohibited the sixteen million people living inside the so-called zone rosse from any movement that was not required for work, health, or other “necessary” reasons. The New Yorker
  • The first thing is the strong-arm methods introduced by the Chinese on January 23rd, when they introduced cordon sanitaire, which is a wholesale quarantine by cordoning off with soldiers and policemen whole geographical areas and communities. The New Yorker
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5 +1kordon sanitar
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kordon sanitar

Definition from own experience or research:
Një pengesë mbrojtëse ndaj një kombi që mund të jetë agresiv ose ndaj një influence të rrezikshme (si pandemia).

Example sentence(s):
  • Kështu makrorajoni i tre deteve, duke qenë i lidhur me kufizime energjitike, përveçse ushtarake, më shumë me Uashingtonin sesa me Brukselin dhe me Berlinin, do ta copëtojë në fakt Bashkimin Europian dhe, duke e gllabëruar herët apo vonë Ukrainën, do ta shrëngojë më tej kordonin sanitar përgjatë vijë së kufirit perëndimor të Rusisë. -  
  • Kina njoftoi sot zgjerimin e kordonit sanitar të vendosur për të parandaluar përhapjen e virusit të ri të shfaqur në Wuhan, ku janë izoluar 56 milionë persona. - alsat  
Juliana Cullafiq
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Yes  Erta Zykaj
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