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7-Year-Old Milford Student Allowed Back To School After Ebola Fears

Milford schools and the father of a 7-year-old girl barred for three weeks because of Ebola fears have agreed to the youngster’s return, three days day earlier than planned.

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Kaci Hickox

Judge Rejects Maine’s Bid To Quarantine Nurse Kaci Hickox Over Ebola Concerns

A nurse once quarantined in New Jersey over Ebola concerns has won this battle with state officials over a mandatory quarantine in Maine.

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Authorities: Man Had Heroin Packets Marked ‘Ebola’ In Underwear

Authorities said Friday that a Newark man who turned himself in to face drug charges was found to have six envelopes of heroin with the word “EBOLA” stamped in red ink on the packets.

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Health workers wearing Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) stand at an Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia on October 27, 2014. (Photo ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

New Jersey Releases Ebola Protocol Details

New Jersey’s protocol to manage patients being screened for possible Ebola includes providing financial assistance to anyone who loses income because of a state-ordered quarantine.

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A colorized transmission electron micrograph of an Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: CDC/Getty Images)

Some Travelers, Health Care Workers In NY Being Actively Monitored For Signs Of Ebola

A nurse from Maine who recently returned from West Africa where she treated Ebola patients has broken her quarantine.

10/30/2014

Health workers wearing Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) stand at an Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia on October 27, 2014. (Photo ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuomo, De Blasio To Create Program Encouraging Medical Workers To Treat Ebola Patients In West Africa

New York state and New York City will create a program to offer financial incentives and employment protections to encourage medical workers to go to West Africa to fight Ebola.

10/30/2014

The complex of connected trailers set up by Hackensack University Medical Center sits in a private lot next to a McDonald's and a train station. (Credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Questions Arise About Location Of Hackensack University Medical Center’s Ebola Treatment Center

Questions have arisen about a New Jersey hospital’s setup to treat Ebola patients.

10/30/2014

Kaci Hickox

Nurse Quarantined In NJ Over Ebola Concerns Defies Quarantine In Maine

Kaci Hickox, who stepped outside to meet briefly with reporters Wednesday night, followed through with her promise by leaving her home Thursday.

10/30/2014

Kaci Hickox (Credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Quarantined In NJ Over Ebola Concerns: I’ll Go To Court If Maine Quarantines Me

A nurse who was confined against her will at a New Jersey hospital after treating Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she’s prepared to go to court if the state of Maine tries to quarantine her.

10/29/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday, Sept. 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo Looking For Ways To Urge Medical Workers To Go To West Africa

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that he is looking for ways to encourage medical workers to go to West Africa to fight Ebola.

10/29/2014

A colorized transmission electron micrograph of an Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: CDC/Getty Images)

Connecticut Family Sues After Ebola Fears Keep 7-Year-Old Girl From School

The father of a Connecticut third-grader filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday saying his daughter has been unfairly barred from school amid fears she may have been exposed to the Ebola virus while in Africa.

10/29/2014

Bellevue Hospital, where a 5-year-old was brought after showing Ebola-like symptoms after recently returning from West Africa, is seen on October 27, 2014.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Boy At Bellevue Hospital ‘Fully Cleared’ After Testing Negative For Ebola

Health officials said the boy’s fever was “caused by a respiratory infection that was confirmed by a lab test.”

10/28/2014

Kaci Hickox (Credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Quarantined In New Jersey Could Face More Isolation At Home In Maine

Nurse Kaci Hickox traveled in a private vehicle to Maine after being released from University Hospital in Newark on Monday.

10/28/2014

Nurse Kaci Hickox at an isolation unit at University Hospital in Newark. (credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Furious Over Being Quarantined In New Jersey Over Ebola Concerns

A nurse who was forcibly quarantined at a hospital isolation unit in New Jersey after testing negative for Ebola has been released.

10/27/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (file/credit: Getty Images)

Connecticut Enacts Mandatory Quarantine Policy Over Ebola Concerns

Connecticut officials have joined counterparts in other states – including New York and New Jersey — in defending and detailing quarantine powers they’ve enacted as a precaution against the Ebola virus.

10/27/2014

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