Nancy Snyderman of NBC has issued an apology for breaching a voluntary quarantine after recently being exposed to the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia.
Snyderman, NBC’s medical editor was placed under quarantine after Ashoko Mukpo, a cameraman hired to work with her in Africa, contracted Ebola.
She said in a statement read by anchor Brian Williams on NBC Nightly News:
"While under voluntary quarantine guidelines, which called for our team to avoid public contact for 21 days, members of our group violated those guidelines."
"We understand that our quarantine is now mandatory until 21 days [pass]."
Snyderman and two members of her crew were allegedly spotted in public last week while picking up a takeout order, according to a report on Planet Princeton.
"As a health professional I know that we have no symptoms and pose no risk to the public, but I am deeply sorry for the concerns this episode caused," she said.
"We are thrilled that Ashoka is getting better and our thoughts continue to be with the thousands affected by Ebola whose stories we all went to cover."
"We remain healthy and our temperatures are normal."
The quarantine is in effect until October 22.
In related news Tuesday morning, a United Nations employee infected with Ebola died at a hospital in Leipzig, Germany, despite experimental drugs it.
The medical nightmare has resulted in some interesting celebrity news stories as well, with Iggy Azalea telling a cameraman to get Ebola and die.
Nothing gets everybody sounding off like a pandemic.