Mandatory Quarantine being criticized by a U.S. nurse returning from Ebola torn Western Africa

November 2, 2014 11:06 PM

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Mandatory Quarantine being criticized by a U.S. nurse returning from Ebola torn Western Africa

Kaci Hickox, a U.S. nurse challenged quarantines of health care workers returning from the Ebola devastated Western Africa by stating that “An abundance of politics lurked behind these quarantines.”

The nurse was involved in a heated public battle over what she considers draconian measures to isolate her for 21 days after her return from Sierra Leone, in a case that highlights the dilemma over how to balance public health needs and personal liberty.

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