Homeland Security worker reportedly told to return to work in Newark -- despite coronavirus quarantine
A woman covers her face with a surgical mask to protect herself from the smoke during a fire at the Badim hospital in Rio de Janeiro AFP / MAURO PIMENTEL

A U.S. Department of Homeland Security employee who traveled to China was told to return to her job in Newark earlier this month, despite protocol that mandated a 14-day quarantine period to screen for coronavirus, according to a report by The Washington Post.Earlier this month, the woman, who works at the Newark office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, returned from traveling to China and asked her boss if she should stay home in quarantine, the Post reported.But her boss told her to come back to work by Feb. 10, in violation of a mandatory coronavirus quarantine period of two wee...


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