Ebola

Chris Christie Defends His Own Bullshit

Chris Christie Defends His Own Bullshit

(NBC) New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is defending his controversial decision to forcibly quarantine a nurse returning home from treating Ebola patients in West Africa even after she tested negative for the virus. "You worry about doing what’s right for the people you represent and that’s what we've done," Christie said of the new policy to isolate any health-care workers for 21 days after they have been in contact with Ebola victims.
Quarantined Nurse Calls Chris Christie's Response 'Presposterous'

Quarantined Nurse Calls Chris Christie's Response 'Presposterous'

(CNN) -- Kaci Hickox, a nurse placed under mandatory quarantine in New Jersey, went on CNN on Sunday and criticized the "knee-jerk reaction by politicians" to Ebola, saying "to quarantine someone without a better plan in place, without more forethought, is just preposterous." Hickox, an epidemiologist who was working to help treat Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, has tested negative twice for Ebola and does not have symptoms, she said.
Quarantined Nurse Slams New Policy

Quarantined Nurse Slams New Policy

(CNN) Kaci Hickox, a nurse under mandatory quarantine in New Jersey, writes in a Texas newspaper that the change could lead to medical professionals being treated like "criminals and prisoners." http://www.dallasnews.com/ebola/headlines/20141025-uta-grad-isolated-at-new-jersey-hospital-as-part-of-ebola-quarantine.ece