Ebola Watch: Kaci Hickox can still ride her bike

Court rules on Ebola quarantine case for nurse Kaci Hickox in Maine http://t.co/kKjwrrLVET pic.twitter.com/rNSBXGTx3z — CBS News Health (@CBSHealth) October 31, 2014 District Court Chief Judge Charles LaVerdiere in Maine has concluded that previously requested Ebola quarantine regulations for nurse Kaci Hickox, including restrictions from being less than 3 feet from another person, weren’t warranted. He […]

District Court Chief Judge Charles LaVerdiere in Maine has concluded that previously requested Ebola quarantine regulations for nurse Kaci Hickox, including restrictions from being less than 3 feet from another person, weren’t warranted. He did, though, order her to submit to “direct active monitoring,” coordinate travel with public health officials and immediately notify health authorities should symptoms appear. So, basically she can do whatever she wants unless she gets a fever.

Controversy has spread about whether or not people returning to the U.S. from West Africa, despite showing no symptoms of Ebola, should need to be quarantined for cautionary purposes or if that conflicts with the rights of those people. Other Ebola news continues to permeate media channels: