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  1. What Kaci Hickox Has to Say About Court's Quarantine DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KLIQ-FM Hastings

    A nurse who fought quarantine rules after returning from treating Ebola patients in West Africa said a court ruling in her favor will ensure that other health care workers returning from Africa are given "human treatment." "I am humbled today by the judge's decision and even more humbled by the support that we have received by the town of Fort Kent, the state of Maine, across the United States and even across the border," Hickox, 33, told reporters Friday from her home in Fort Kent.

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  2. Louisiana Scuttles Medical Conference Plans Over Ebola FearsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Scientific American

    Estrella Lasry was readying her presentation on three years worth of malaria data in west Africa when she received an email disinviting her to a major tropical medicine conference taking place in Louisiana next week. The reason: she was currently in Liberia.

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  3. News Guide: A Look at Latest Ebola DevelopmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ABC News

    Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend Ted Wilbur come out of their house to speak to reporters, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in Fort Kent, Maine. Hickox, a nurse who defied an Ebola quarantine in the state of Maine after treating patients in West Africa, can... View Full Caption Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend Ted Wilbur come out of their house to speak to reporters, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in Fort Kent, Maine.

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  4. A Class Act - Nurse Kaci Hickox addresses media after Maine Judge lifts quarantineRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Less than a day after restricting the movements of a nurse who treated Ebola victims in West Africa, a judge in Maine has lifted the measures, rejecting arguments by the State of Maine that a quarantine was necessary to protect the public.... ...The order, signed on Friday by Judge Charles C. LaVerdiere, the chief judge for the Maine District Courts who serves in Kennebec and Somerset counties, said the nurse, Kaci Hickox, "currently does not show symptoms of Ebola and is therefore not infectious." The order requires Ms.

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  5. Nurse Kaci Hickox: 'No way I would give you Ebola'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Door Reminder

    A Maine judge issued a temporary order Friday directing Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox to stay away from public places and to maintain a three-foot buffer from other people while engaging in outdoor public activities such as jogging or biking. Nurse praises judge's rejection of quarantine A Maine judge issued a temporary order Friday directing Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox to stay away from public places and to maintain a three-foot buffer from other people while engaging in outdoor public activities such as jogging or biking.

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  6. U.S. military to train more Ebola response teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

    The U.S. military will train more medical personnel to respond to domestic cases of Ebola should they occur, a senior Defense Department official said Thursday. Plans are under way to form more U.S. military to train more Ebola response teams WASHINGTON - The U.S. military will train more medical personnel to respond to domestic cases of Ebola should they occur, a senior Defense Department official said Thursday.

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  7. Judge rejects Maine's Ebola quarantine for nurse Kaci HickoxRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in their bid to restrict her movements as a precaution against Ebola. In a case that has come to define the clash between personal freedom and fear of disease, Judge Charles C. LaVerdiere ruled that Hickox must continue daily monitoring but said there's no need to isolate her or restrict her movements because she's not showing symptoms of Ebola.

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  8. Samantha Power Praises Cuba's Ebola Response, Defends U.S. Quarantine GuidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    After a four-day trip to West Africa, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power called on the international community to do more to help contain the Ebola outbreak and defended federal guidelines for health care workers on their return to the U.S. "We believe the federal guidelines put forward for health care workers are sufficient," said Power, speaking at a Reuters Newsmakers event the Ebola crisis in New York on Friday. Power said that the current guidelines , which include an examination by a medical professional, temperature checks and check-ins over 21 days are "a regimen developed on the basis of the science and on the basis of wanting to be responsive," she said.

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  9. Ebola Update: Maine Judge Rejects Quarantine for Nurse Kaci HickoxRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KIII

    A Maine judge on Friday ruled in favor of a nurse who defied a quarantine in a tense standoff with state authorities, saying local health officials failed to prove the need for a stricter order enforcing an Ebola quarantine. District Court Chief Judge Charles LaVerdiere ordered nurse Kaci Hickox, who recently returned to the United States after treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, to submit to "direct active monitoring," coordinate travel with public health officials and immediately notify health authorities should symptoms appear.

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  10. Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Ebola nurse does NOT have to stay in quarantine: Judge lifts restrictions - as it's claimed her ROOMMATE in Africa was treated for the deadly virus Judge Charles C. LaVerdiere said there's no need to restrict her movements because she's not showing symptoms of Ebola It was revealed in court documents that the 33-year-old nurse's roommate in Sierra Leone had been treated for Ebola but that any risk had passed A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat on Friday in their bid to restrict her movements as a precaution against Ebola. Judge Charles C. LaVerdiere ruled Hickox must continue daily monitoring and cooperate with health officials if she chooses to travel.

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  11. Travelers from West Africa face quarantine in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Travelers returning to Ohio from West African countries that have Ebola outbreaks are to be quarantined at home for three weeks if they've been exposed to anyone potentially infected with the virus, according to state guidance announced Friday that also calls for monitoring the health of returning travelers who weren't exposed. The new protocols go beyond recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and are "informed by the latest medical considerations for risk and exposure," the Ohio Department of Health said in a statement outlining the measures.

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  12. Judge rules on Ebola nurse's freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Kaci Hickox, a nurse who returned home to Maine after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, said she wouldn't comply with a state quarantine. Nurse Kaci Hickox has a point to make about treatment of Americans returning from southwest Africa, where Ebola has been raging and waning.

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  13. Maine Court: Kaci Hickox 3-Feet Buffer, Travel Restrictions Not NecessaryRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | News Max

    A Maine court order that instructed Kaci Hickox to say 3 feet away from any and all persons was thrown out Friday when a judge overturned the quarantine restrictions. Hickox is now free to travel unrestricted, but must coordinate travel plans with state officials and continue self-monitoring for Ebola symptoms, The Associated Press reported .

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  14. Judge Rules Kaci Hickox Doesn't Need to be Quarantined While She Awaits HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WTVC

    In yet another legal seesaw, the Maine nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and has fought her state's quarantine rules can leave her home and go to public places as she awaits her hearing, a judge ruled today in Augusta. The ruling overrides a temporary order filed Thursday night, which mandated that nurse Kaci Hickox not be present in public places, not leave the town of Fort Kent and stay at least 3 feet from anyone when she does go out.

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  15. US ambassador says she's monitoring for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The U.S. ambassador who just returned from the three West African countries worst hit by Ebola said Friday she's self-monitoring for the virus like anyone else. Samantha Power, the envoy to the United Nations, has been openly critical of the quarantine restrictions that some U.S. states have struggled to put in place as fear spreads over the worst outbreak of the disease in history.

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  16. Canada won't issue travel visas to residents of Ebola outbreak countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CBC News

    Health workers wear protective gear before entering the house of a person suspected to have died of the Ebola virus on the outskirts of Freetown, Sierra Leone, Oct. 21. Canada has announced visa restrictions for residents for highly affected countries in West Africa. Canada is following in Australia's footsteps and is suspending visa applications for residents and nationals of the West African countries battling Ebola.

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  17. Dempsey, Battaglia explain rationale for post-Africa deployment Ebola Virus Disease monitoringRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The United States Army

    The 21-day controlled monitoring program for U.S. Service members returning from West Africa is a conservative and prudent approach, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and his senior enlisted advisor said today. Gen. Martin E. Dempsey and Marine Corps Sgt.

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  18. Philip Maddocks: Unapologetic Christie frees God from Ebola quarantineRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    Saying he has nothing but good will for Him and His work going forward, an unapologetic Gov. Chris Christie dismissed those who questioned his decision to keep God quarantined in a tent since His return from Ebola-stricken West Africa. Christie said he knows God is probably upset and angry and wants to go home, but he cautioned that the Almighty has to remember He is no different from any other airline traveler coming into New Jersey.

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  19. globalFEST Announces 2015 Artist Line-UpRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Cross-cultural hybridization has gone deeper. So exclaims the line up for the 2015 edition of globalFEST , North America's premiere international music springboard.

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  20. Maine Judge Overturns Nurse's Mandatory Ebola QuarantineRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | National Review Online

    A Maine judge reversed the mandatory 21-day quarantine of nurse Kaci Hickox following her return from treating Ebola patients in West Africa, rejecting the governor's push to keep her confined while leaving in place other requirements. On Friday Judge Charles LeVerdiere ruled that, since Hickox "currently does not show symptoms of Ebola and is therefore not infectious," the state's intention to keep her confined violates her civil rights.

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