Ban of Third-Grader From School for Ebola Fear Prompts Milford Lawsuit

10/29/14

Ban of Third-Grader From School for Ebola Fear Prompts Milford Lawsuit

A third-grader and her father have filed a federal lawsuit against the city and the Milford school system for banning her from school for 21 days because she attended a family wedding in Nigeria and there are fears she might transmit the Ebola virus.

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Connecticut Ebola Policy: Mandatory Monitoring for Travelers From West African Countries

10/28/14

Connecticut Ebola Policy: Mandatory Monitoring for Travelers From West African Countries

On Monday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy formally outlined how Connecticut is monitoring the health of those returning to Connecticut after traveling from one of the countries in West Africa affected by the Ebola outbreak. Among other things the policy says that travelers arriving from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will be subject to 21 days of active mandatory monitoring.

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Durham Brothers' Passion Is Helping Orphaned Children in Honduras

10/27/14

Durham Brothers' Passion Is Helping Orphaned Children in Honduras

When Charlie Proctor of Durham began his studies at Yale University a year ago, he didn’t have to look far for someone to take over Honduras Children’s Project, the organization he founded and led while attending high school at Hopkins.

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Liberians in Connecticut Fear Being Stigmatized Because of Ebola Crisis

10/24/14

Liberians in Connecticut Fear Being Stigmatized Because of Ebola Crisis

The vice president of the Liberian Community Association of Connecticut — who also is pastor of a New Haven parish — is concerned about stigma from the Ebola epidemic affecting Liberians in Connecticut.

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Ebola Concerns Have West Haven Family Quarantined After Return From Africa

10/23/14

Ebola Concerns Have West Haven Family Quarantined After Return From Africa

A family of six is quarantined in West Haven for 21 days after arriving in the U.S. from one of the Ebola-affected countries in West Africa, as per Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s recently enacted emergency protocol, city officials said.

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