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Christie Receives Criticism On Ebola Protocols

10-27-14
Gov. Chris Christie has received some criticism after announcing protocols against Ebola.
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Possible Ebola Quarantining in Hunterdon County

10-27-14
Suspected Ebola carriers may be sent to Hunterdon County to stay in the former Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospital which closed in 2012, as a possible quarantine location.

CDC: Voluntary quarantine fine for high Ebola risk

10-27-14
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Monday recommended little more than voluntary, at-home quarantine for travelers from West Africa who are at highest risk for coming down with Ebola, and symptom monitoring for those at lower risk. The ...

No runners from Ebola-stricken nations in marathon

10-27-14
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Marathon organizers say they had no runners signed up for Sunday's race from the three West African countries stricken by Ebola. New York Road Runners President Mary Wittenberg said Monday that only a "handful" of ...

Quarantined nurse leaves New Jersey for Maine

10-27-14
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients and was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital over the weekend was returning home to Maine on Monday as her lawyer criticized the state's policies that had her fighting to ...

Maine’s Ebola protocols mean quarantine _ for now

10-27-14
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Health officials say a nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa has agreed to be quarantined at her home in Fort Kent, Maine, but her lawyer suggests the home confinement may be temporary. Attorney Steven Hyman says ...

New Jersey releasing quarantined nurse

10-27-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials say a nurse who was quarantined after working in West Africa with Ebola patients is being released. The state Health Department said in a statement Monday that Kaci Hickox had been symptom-free for 24 hours ...

Governors back home quarantine for Ebola workers

10-27-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The governors of New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as they back 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa. The two governors late Sunday night emphasized separately that their ...

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 ...