Ebola: Standoff in Maine

Ebola: Standoff In Maine

(NBC News) The fight over mandatory Ebola quarantines and how to handle international aid workers returning from West Africa has intensified.

A stand-off of sorts continues continues in Maine, with state police outside the home of nurse Kaci Hickox.

Hickox was immediately transferred to an isolation tent outside of a New Jersey hospital when she returned from aid work in Sierra Leone.

After twice testing negative for Ebola and showing no symptoms, she was allowed to leave but told to self-quarantine for 21-days.

It’s something that she says is unscientific, unconstitutional and she’s unwilling to do.

“I am not going to sit around and be bullied by politicians and forced to stay in my home when I am not a risk to the American public,” Hickox says.

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