Chris Gray

Kitzhaber Lays Out Monitoring and Voluntary Quarantines to Prevent Ebola Outbreak

Six Oregon health systems have agreed to be ready to treat Ebola patients if someone Oregon comes down with the virus. People traveling from the affected countries in West Africa will be monitored and asked to stay away from the public.
Gov. John Kitzhaber announced Monday that Oregon would contain any potential Ebola virus threat by hewing closely to guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and not take more drastic steps as ordered on the East Coast to detain anyone returning to the United States who had come in contact with the disease in West Africa.


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