Nation Oct 28

States have options to go beyond CDC guidelines, Fauci says

WASHINGTON — For Americans wondering why President Barack Obama hasn't forced all states to follow a single, national rule for isolating potential Ebola patients, the White House has a quick retort: Talk to the Founding Fathers.

Nation Oct 26

The potential downside of mandatory quarantines

Mandatory 21-day quarantines on health care workers returning from Ebola-ravaged West Africa, like those put in place by three states, can have the unintended consequence of discouraging them from volunteering, a top federal health official said Sunday.

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