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Feds raise concerns over NY, NJ Ebola quarantine

10-26-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it has conveyed its concerns to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo about those states' mandatory Ebola quarantines. The administration is calling the policy "not grounded in ...

Quarantined nurse: Being isolated is ‘inhumane’

10-26-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The nurse quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa says the process of keeping her isolated is "inhumane." Kaci Hickox told CNN by telephone Sunday she felt her "basic human ...

Fauci: Quarantine can have unintended consequences

10-26-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top infectious control doctor says mandatory quarantines of Ebola patients can have what he calls the unintended consequence of discouraging health care workers from volunteering in the Ebola-ravaged countries of West ...

Nurse criticizes Ebola quarantine, raising concern

10-26-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa is criticizing the way she's been treated. Kaci Hickox, the first traveler quarantined under Ebola watches in New ...

Health care worker criticizes quarantine process

10-25-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The health care worker quarantined at a New Jersey hospital by state mandate because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa is sharply criticizing the way she is being treated. Kaci Hickox, the first traveler ...

Few details offered on quarantines over Ebola

10-25-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Officials in three states have enacted 21-day quarantines for any travelers arriving back in the United States after having contact with Ebola patients in West Africa. But they've said little about exactly how they'll enforce such ...

Ebola: NY had jump-start, Dallas had to learn fast

10-25-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Talk about a tale of two cities. A Dallas hospital got a pop quiz in Ebola and made an early mistake. New York got a peek at the answer sheet and was better prepared at the start. The contrast in handling two Ebola diagnoses ...

Woman quarantined in NJ shows no signs of Ebola

10-25-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey health officials say a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a preliminary evaluation. The New Jersey Department of Health says the woman remains ...

Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

10-25-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says he was proud to give Texas nurse Nina Pham a hug in the Oval Office ...

Timeline for New York doctor who has Ebola

10-25-14
NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the recent activities of Dr. Craig Spencer, a New York City physician who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and this week became the fourth person to test positive for the virus in the United States: Sept. 18: Spencer ...