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Maine seeking court order to keep Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox quarantined
Maine seeking court order to keep Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox quarantined

The showdown between a nurse quarantined in Maine for treating Ebola patients and the state heated up Wednesday as officials said they were seeking a court order to prevent her from leaving her home. “We will make it mandatory,” Mary Mayhew, Maine’s commissioner of health and human services, said at a news conference. Hours earlier the nurse, Kaci Hickox, vowed to defy the order keeping her at home while she is monitored for Ebola symptoms. “There is no medical evidence that has been proposed or put forward by anyone that says Kaci is a risk,” Hickox’s attorney, Steven J. Hyman, told the Los Angeles Times. “Kaci is a free individual, and how...

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