Kaci Hickox

Nurse Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend, Ted Wilbur, speak with the media outside of their home in Fort Kent, Maine, on October 31, 2014. Hickox defied quarantine orders in New Jersey and Maine after returning from West Africa but testing negative for Ebola.

Calm down — America is officially Ebola-free


The US responded to Ebola quickly, and succeeded in stamping out the small number of known cases. Now that the last Ebola patient in the country has been cleared, one doctor says it’s time to refocus on West Africa.

Residents who were in an Ebola quarantine area complain to a security officer as they wait for their relatives to bring them food and essentials, in West Point, Monrovia, on August 23, 2014.

It’s not just the US — Liberian officials are rethinking Ebola quarantines

Nurse Deborah Wilson has recently returned from Liberia, where she worked with Doctors Without Borders to treat Ebola patients.

An Ebola nurse faces widespread stigma after returning from Liberia

Housing Works CEO Charles King, second from left, speaks out against the current quarantine rules put into effect in New York and New Jersey following Ebola fears in the region outside of Bellevue Hospital in New York on October 27, 2014.

US medical workers strike back at strict Ebola quarantines