Ebola nurse says she’ll fight Maine quarantine authority

Kaci Hickox, shown in an undated photo provided by UT-Arlington, went to Maine after being forcibly quarantined in New Jersey for three days.

FORT KENT, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage said Wednesday that Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox was “unwilling” to follow state health guidelines and that he was seeking legal authority to force her to remain quarantined at a rural home in Maine for 21 days.

Hickox, who does not have any symptoms of the deadly virus, briefly left her home Wednesday night for an impromptu press conference with her boyfriend at her side. She reiterated her concerns about the state’s quarantine. Police watched from across the street.

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Source News: usatoday.com
Photo: UT-Arlington AP