airportAmid growing controversy over whether or not to quarantine travelers from Ebola-stricken West African nations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Monday a set of new procedures that appeared aimed at preventing state health officials from repeating the steps New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo took over the weekend in concert with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.  Clearly, the unmentioned background of the CDC new “active monitoring” procedures was the case of forcibly quarantined nurse Kaci Hickox. Hickox was released from hospital quarantine Monday after protesting publicly her civil rights had been violated when Cuomo and Christie put her in mandatory hospital quarantine despite returning without fever from treating Ebola patients in West Africa. More