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Ebola and Ebola hysteria: Two ugly, spreading conditions

Ebola’s spread is certainly a cause for global concern with the World Health Organization is calling it a public health emergency. But the outbreak remains limited to West Africa, where the CDC lists more than 1,100 suspected deaths and 2,100 suspected or confirmed cases in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Nigeria.So why are people in the United States freaking out? Is the Ebola hysteria doing more harm than good?

Ebola and Ebola hysteria: Two ugly, spreading conditions

Ebola’s spread is certainly a cause for global concern with the World Health Organization is calling it a public health emergency. But the outbreak remains limited to West Africa, where the CDC lists more than 1,100 suspected deaths and 2,100 suspected or confirmed cases in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Nigeria.So why are people in the United States freaking out? Is the Ebola hysteria doing more harm than good?

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