New Orleans Mayor Released From Quarantine in China, Aide Says

NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been released from quarantine in China

A spokeswoman says that the mayor is on a plane headed for Australia

Nagin, his wife, and one of his guards had been quarantined since Sunday, after a passenger on their flight from New Jersey showed flu-like symptoms. 

Nagin spokeswoman Ceeon Quiett said Wednesday morning that Nagin has been released and was planning to fulfill the second leg of an overseas trip with speeches in Australia.