Quarantine

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From Texas Standard:

In this installment of Ask a Doctor, UT Health San Antonio physician Fred Campbell answers Texas Standard listeners' most pressing questions about the new coronavirus.

Sen. Ted Cruz, seen at an election night party in 2018, quarantined himself after being potentially exposed to COVID-19
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U.S. Ted Cruz was back in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, after spending nearly a week in self-quarantine at his Houston home. Though he did not get sick, the Texas Republican’s voluntary isolation underscored the gravity of the coronavirus outbreak that Congress and the White House are now seeking expansive measures to address.