Maine governor: Ebola quarantine talks fail with nurse Kaci Hickox

October 30, 2014 9:17 PM

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Maine governor: Ebola quarantine talks fail with nurse Kaci Hickox

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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