New York’s governor says two people returning to the state from West Africa where they were exposed to Ebola have agreed to a 21-day home quarantine but show no symptoms of the virus.
City officials announced Wednesday that one person is being released from a quarantine that had been ordered following contact with diagnosed Ebola virus patient Dr. Craig Spencer.
Ted Wilbur told reporters that the University of Maine at Fort Kent asked him to stay away as his girlfriend, Kaci Hickox, was in the news amid attempts to quarantine her after she returned from treating Ebola patient in West Africa.
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.
Questions have arisen about a New Jersey hospital’s setup to treat Ebola patients.
Kaci Hickox, who stepped outside to meet briefly with reporters Wednesday night, followed through with her promise by leaving her home Thursday.
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.
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.
The nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is now a patient herself, only Hickox might actually call herself a prisoner.
The governor said health care workers and civilians who have had exposure to Ebola patients in West Africa will now be asked to stay in their homes for a 21-day quarantine.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the fiancee of a doctor who is being treated for Ebola is set to leave Bellevue Hospital.
On Saturday, the New Jersey Department of Health said the woman remains under observation and in isolation at University Hospital in Newark.
A health care worker who was quarantined at Newark Liberty International Airport after returning from treating Ebola patients in West Africa developed a fever and was being evaluated Friday night.
In the wake of the first confirmed Ebola virus case in New York City, the states of New York and New Jersey have set up a new screening system that goes above and beyond the guidelines already set up by federal officials.
CBS 2 was there when Eric Silverman found out what made him so sick upon returning from West Africa.