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Hasty quarantine adds to Ebola problems: Our view
USA Today

In the face of Ebola, what’s needed most are cool heads and swift, decisive action. Over the weekend, the governors of New York and New Jersey got the swift part down pat, but in their rush to impose a quarantine, they made a hash of it.

The governors — Andrew Cuomo and Chris Christie — seem to have ignored the impact of their actions on the people being quarantined, some of whom are health workers who risked their lives to fight Ebola in Africa, as well as the quarantine’s effect on the essential U.S. effort to control the disease at the source.