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.
A patient at a New York City hospital has tested positive for Ebola, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a press conference on Thursday. According to a statement from Doctors Without Borders, a doctor returned to the United States Oct. 12 after working with Ebola patients in Guinea.
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.
Illinois' declining manufacturing sector led to one candidate for congress calling for repeal of a controversial free trade deal in Tuesday's debate. But mostly Congressman Rodney Davis and his challenger agreed in Tuesday's debate from Springfield.
President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and an adviser at the White House, as the point man on the U.S. government's response to the Ebola crisis.