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Ebola Nurse to Be Advocate for Health Workers

11/10/2014

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/ebola-nurse-advocate-health-workers-26800287ABC News
By David Sharp, Associated Press

A Maine nurse who battled politicians over her quarantine after she returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa said she will continue speaking out on behalf of public health workers.

Monday marks the 21st day since Kaci Hickox's last exposure to an Ebola patient, a 10-year-old girl who suffered seizures before dying alone without family.

On Tuesday, Hickox will no longer require daily monitoring for Ebola symptoms, and said she looks forward to stepping out her front door "like normal people."

But the Texas native said she won't back away from the debate over treatment of health care workers.

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