A look at Ebola guidelines in some states
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:57:32 GMT
States have broad authority to quarantine people to prevent the spread of disease, and several are exercising that right to go beyond the safety recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control for containing the deadly Ebola virus. The CDC says mandatory quarantines of those without symptoms are unnecessarily severe and will discourage health workers from going to West Africa to fight the epidemic.
Soldier or civilian, Ebola protocols not the same
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:55:06 GMT
A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the broader population. A returning civilian doctor or nurse who directly treated Ebola patients? Depends.
TV space for campaign ads hard to find this late
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:54:37 GMT
A Democratic super PAC wanted to run a 30-second ad during a Friday evening newscast on New Hampshire's one network station - and was even willing to shell out the $10,000 that the station demanded. Hours before the spot was set to run, however, WMUR-TV had to revise its contract with Senate Majority PAC and credit the group's account.
Ebola false alarms tie up emergency rooms
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:51:37 GMT
A worker from the Centers for Disease Control leaves the home of nurse Kaci Hickox after a brief visit, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Fort Kent, Maine. State officials are going to court to keep Hickox in quarantine for the remainder of the 21-day incubation period for Ebola that ends on Nov. 10. Police are monitoring her, but can't detain her without a court order signed by a judge.
Quotations in the News
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:10:43 GMT
"We're not trying to push any limits here. We're members of this community, too, and we want to make people comfortable."
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