“Some health care workers who return to Minnesota after treating Ebola patients in West Africa will be confined to their homes for 21 days — the longest period of time Ebola can incubate in a person,” writes MPR News reporter Lorna Benson.
Gov. Mark Dayton announced the new restrictions Monday after consulting with a team of medical, legal and public health experts over the weekend.
Unlike quarantine policies applied to health care workers in some other states, Minnesota’s home confinement policy will apply primarily to travelers who had a known exposure to Ebola. [Read more on the new guidelines]
Today’s Question: Do you agree with Minnesota’s new Ebola guidelines?