Ebola: Is "self-monitoring" good enough?

October 25, 2014 11:46 AM

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Ebola: Is "self-monitoring" good enough?

When Dr. Craig Spencer returned to New York from West Africa last week after doing volunteer work treating Ebola patients for Doctors Without Borders, he followed recommended guidelines to monitor his own health for any signs of illness.

But now that he's been diagnosed with Ebola, some are wondering if "self-monitoring" is good enough, or whether more restrictions should be placed on the movements and contacts of someone who may have been exposed to the disease. New York and New Jersey officials took action on Friday, announcing a ...

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