U.S. quarantines 'chilling' Ebola fight in West Africa: MSF

October 30, 2014 10:34 PM

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U.S. quarantines 'chilling' Ebola fight in West Africa: MSF

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mandatory quarantines ordered by some U.S. states on doctors and nurses returning from West Africa's Ebola outbreak are creating a "chilling effect" on Doctors Without Borders operations there, the humanitarian group said on Thursday.

In response to questions from Reuters, the group said it is discussing whether to shorten some assignments as a result of restrictions imposed by some states since one of its American doctors, Craig Spencer, was hospitalized in New York City last week with the virus.

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