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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 ...

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 ...