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This chapter argues that behind the growing emphases on biological surveillance and biopreparedness lies the continuing blunt force of incarceration and quarantine. Reviewing the testimony of Haitian refugees imprisoned by the U.S. Coast Guard in the world’s first AIDS concentration camp at Guantánamo Bay in the 1990s, the chapter outlines how emergency quarantine measures initiated a war between the state and refugees over the form and functionality of the HIV-positive Haitian immune system. Haitian refugees—who repeatedly described military brutality and contact with feral animals as dehumanizing forms of violence—initiated a hunger strike that publicly revealed the state’s lie that it...

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