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Medical worker quarantined in New Jersey under new Ebola safeguards

NEW YORK, Oct 25 - A medical worker quarantined in New Jersey on her return from treating Ebola victims in West Africa was being evaluated in a hospital isolation ward on Saturday after new contagion-control safeguards were imposed for America's biggest urban center.

8:52am BST

UPDATE 12-Two U.S. states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones

(Adds analysis on political, civil liberties implications of quarantine policy)

3:09am BST

Rules for returning Ebola health workers need coordination -U.S. official

WASHINGTON, Oct 24 - Top Obama administration officials met on Friday morning to discuss potential new rules for healthcare workers returning to the United States after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, but they want any measures to be coordinated, a senior official said.

2:58am BST

Atlantic City Trump casino workers picket, target investor Icahn

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Oct 24 - Hundreds of unionized workers lashed out at Carl Icahn on Friday, picketing the Trump Taj Mahal Casino where the billionaire activist seeks to terminate health-care and pension plans.

12:16am BST

UPDATE 2-Mali's first Ebola case, a 2-yr-old girl, dies -officials

* Ivory Coast seeks Guinea medic who fled after patient dies (Adds reaction from aid agencies, Ivory Coast search for medic)

12:14am BST
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