.
October 27th, 2014
08:54 PM ET

Chris Christie not sorry, frees nurse from Ebola quarantine

The nurse in the middle of a national firestorm over Ebola quarantine rules is Ebola-free and left New Jersey for her home in Maine.

But Kaci Hickox was forced into quarantine by New Jersey governor Chris Christie after she returned from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is not going home quietly. She's threatening to sue Christie and says he knows nothing about medicine.

Christie is not backing down and says he's not sorry.

"She needs to understand that the obligation of elected officials is to protect the public health of all the people and if that inconvenienced her for a period of time, that's what we need to do to protect the public," Christie says.

CNN's Miguel Marquez has more OutFront.


Filed under: Ebola • Health • International • News
soundoff (No Responses)

Post a comment


 

CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.