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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christi, with health commissioner Mary O'Dowd, right, at Hackensack University Medical Center Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christi, with health commissioner Mary O'Dowd, right, at Hackensack University Medical Center Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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Continued confusion over NJ’s Ebola policy

There have been a lot of questions about New Jersey's official Ebola policy. Tuesday night, state health department officials were unable to provide written protocols regarding those arriving in the Garden State from Ebola regions in West Africa. Townsquare Media was instead directed to statements Gov. Chris Christie made recently and to statements released by his Administration.

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(Maddie Meyer, Getty Images Sport)
(Maddie Meyer, Getty Images Sport)
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No runners from Ebola-stricken nations in marathon

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City Marathon organizers say they had no runners signed up for Sunday's race from the three West African countries stricken by Ebola.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, left, is interviewed in Washington, D.C., on "FOX News Sunday" by host Chris Wallace, Sunday.  (AP Photo/Fox News)
Dr. Anthony Fauci, left, is interviewed in Washington, D.C., on "FOX News Sunday" by host Chris Wallace, Sunday. (AP Photo/Fox News)
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Weekend debate over Ebola quarantine creates confusion in NJ, NY

A top federal official believes mandatory quarantines could discourage volunteerism, but the Christie administration said it will continue with the existing protocol.

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Nurse’s account of her Ebola quarantine raises concerns

NEWARK (AP) - The nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa criticized the way her case has been handled, raising concerns from humanitarian and human rights groups over unclear policies for the newly launched quarantine program.

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Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, where Dr. Craig Spencer is being treated for Ebola. (Photo AP/John Minchillo)
Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, where Dr. Craig Spencer is being treated for Ebola. (Photo AP/John Minchillo)
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Officials: New York doctor has Ebola, 1st in city

A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus.

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Gov. Chris Christie listens to a question as he addresses a gathering at Hackensack University Medical Center Wednesday. Christie said that there is no indication that a West African passenger taken to a Newark hospital Tuesday has been infected by the Ebola virus. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Gov. Chris Christie listens to a question as he addresses a gathering at Hackensack University Medical Center Wednesday. Christie said that there is no indication that a West African passenger taken to a Newark hospital Tuesday has been infected by the Ebola virus. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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Christie: Suspend travel visas from West Africa

As fears about Ebola continue to spread, Gov. Chris Christie said the idea that a travel ban from West African countries into the United States would help curb the spread of the virus is a "misnomer," but suspending visas is an option that the federal government should consider.

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NJ schools ‘relatively quiet’ on Ebola

New Jersey schools, for the most part, have not yet sounded the alarm on the Ebola scare. That could change, however, if confirmed cases start popping up closer to home.

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Ebola (Mike Stone, Getty Images)
Ebola (Mike Stone, Getty Images)
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Poll: Are we overreacting to the Ebola crisis?

President Franklin D. Roosevelt in one of his most memorable speeches was quoted as saying, “Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself” – taken from his first Inaugural Address back in 1933.

The saying can easily be applied today as it pertains to the outbreak of Ebola in the “hot zone” of West Africa, the death of an Ebola patient in Dallas, the subsequent contracting of Ebola by two of the healthcare workers who cared for the patient; and the lack of information being given by the government

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Moroccan health workers screen passengers at the arrivals hall of the Mohammed V airport in Casablanca, Thursday, Oct 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar)
Moroccan health workers screen passengers at the arrivals hall of the Mohammed V airport in Casablanca, Thursday, Oct 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar)
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Ebola travel jitters prompt different approaches and policies

DALLAS (AP) -- Travel agents say customers are asking whether it's safe to fly, and what steps they should take to guard against Ebola.

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A health worker carries a bin at an Ebola Isolation centre owned by Doctors Without Borders in Donka, Guinea, Thursday.  (AP Photo/Youssouf Bah)
A health worker carries a bin at an Ebola Isolation centre owned by Doctors Without Borders in Donka, Guinea, Thursday. (AP Photo/Youssouf Bah)
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UN: We botched response to the Ebola outbreak

LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization has admitted that it botched attempts to stop the now-spiraling Ebola outbreak in West Africa, blaming factors including incompetent staff and a lack of information.

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