Christie sees 'national policy' as feds criticize quarantine

October 26, 2014 8:47 PM

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ALBANY—Federal officials and infectious-disease experts expressed concern on Sunday over new quarantine rules in New Jersey, New York and Illinois, for health care workers returning to the U.S. after treating Ebola patients in West Africa.

On Friday, New Jersey governor Chris Christie and New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced a mandatory 21-day quarantine for any health care worker who had treated Ebola patients, regardless of whether or not they had symptoms of the disease. Illinois governor Pat Quinn soon followed suit.

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