Maine governor: Ebola quarantine talks fail with nurse Kaci Hickox

October 30, 2014 9:17 PM

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Gov. Paul LePage announced the breakdown on Thursday and pledged to use the “full extent” of his legal authority to safeguard public health, setting the stage for a court showdown.

Negotiations have broken down between Maine officials and a nurse who refuses to submit to a three-week quarantine following her return from treating Ebola patients in West Africa.

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