Hagel orders 21-day quarantine for all military personnel returning from Ebola mission in West Africa
Hagel signed the order Wednesday morning, accepting a recommendation from the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The Army days earlier had imposed such a policy on its own servicemembers, but the new order applies to all branches.
In Maine, the returning nurse who battled New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie over her mandatory quarantine is now battling her home state after returning to Maine.
Maine health officials are threatening to go to court to force Kaci Hickox to comply with the state's "voluntary" 21-day quarantine period for health care workers who treated Ebola patients. Hickox, on Wednesday, told NBC's "Today" that she doesn't "plan on sticking to the guidelines" and is "appalled" by the home quarantine policies "forced" on her.
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