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October 27th, 2014
06:44 PM ET

Doctor: Don't 'lock up' people who worked with Ebola patients

(CNN) – The automatic quarantines being handed out to health care workers and U.S. troops that have worked in Ebola-stricken West Africa are going too far, says an infectious disease doctor.

"It's not like we have to treat them as if they have to be locked up. That's just not necessary based on any of the science we have about this," said Dr. Michael Osterholm, with the University of Minnesota.

For more of our interview with Dr. Osterholm, check out the video above.

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