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Ebola: Lawmakers, Healthcare Leaders Clash Over Quarantines
HealthLeaders Media

Imposing a 21-day quarantine on healthcare workers who have treated patients with Ebola—such as the states of New York and New Jersey did on Friday—will do the opposite of ensuring public safety, several healthcare officials on the front lines insist.

The policy will keep providers from volunteering in West Africa to stop the virus there, and discourage hospital workers from agreeing to provide that care here in the United States, critics of the policy say.