Associate Director Major Discusses Civil Liberties vs. Public Health

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From Portland Press Heraldwww.pressherald.com/2014/10/29/rights-versus-safety-in-ebola-cases-protecting-public-health-sometimes-tramples-on-an-individuals-liberties/

As quarantine and isolation of potential Ebola patients in the United States becomes a widely discussed topic in the news, CHHS Associate Director Amy Major commented for the Portland Press Herald article “Ebola epidemic poses dilemma: Civil rights versus public safety.” Major explained why a New Jersey nurse’s mandatory quarantine didn’t strike a balance between public health and individual basic needs.

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