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There were two quarantine periods:

* March 7 to 9, lifted due to authorities' lack of success finding a second plague case or victim, outrage from local press, and threats of lawsuits from Chinese interests

* 2nd week of May to June 16, lifted after Judge Morrow granted injunction against quarantine

See Chapter 8 in Google Books copy of 'Plague Ports: The Global Urban Impact of Bubonic Plague, 1894-1901' by Myron Echenberg - http://books.google.com/books?id=qw1M_3amPcQC&lpg=PA218&ots=nh_MJqTArB

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