October 27, 2014

Illinois Guidelines for Ebola Quarantine

Illinois officials are taking pains to differentiate the state's Ebola plans from those of New York and New Jersey, where mandatory quarantines for medical workers have come under fire from scientists.  


Undated image of Kaci Hickox, who told CNN the quarantine process in New Jersey was 'inhumane.'
(AP Photo/University of Texas at Arlington)
October 27, 2014

New Jersey Releasing Quarantined Nurse

New Jersey officials say a nurse who was quarantined after working in West Africa with Ebola patients is being released.


New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announces new mandatory 21 day quarantine Friday.
(Mark Lennihan/AP)
October 26, 2014

Christie Defends Quarantine And Jabs At CDC Over Ebola

Gov. Chris Christie says that a new rule requiring a 21-day quarantine for people who've been in contact with Ebola patients is necessary to protect public in New Jersey and other states, including Illinois.


Wes Lunt throws a pass against Youngstown State in Champaign on August 30.
(AP Photo/Bradley Leeb, File)
October 23, 2014

U of I Adding Press Box Medical Staffer

The University of Illinois will add a medical staffer in the press box at football games to help spot potential injuries.  The announcement comes less than a month after Michigan apologized for the handling of quarterback Shane Morris' concussion.


Josephus Weeks, Duncan's nephew, speaks during a memorial service Saturday.
(AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
October 20, 2014

Duncan’s Family And Friends: In The Clear

Today is bringing a sigh of relief to family members and friends of Liberian Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who died earlier this month in a Texas hospital.


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