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Panic, not Ebola, is biggest enemy, civic and health leaders say
Panic, not Ebola, is biggest enemy, civic and health leaders say

There have been no confirmed cases of Ebola so far in Southern California, but anxiety over the disease has taken root. On Friday morning, health officials in Ventura County quelled rumors of a potential Ebola patient in Thousand Oaks. The patient did not have the virus but had recently returned from overseas and grew concerned when he started feeling sick, even though he hadn't traveled where Ebola was a danger. Later in the day, the Patsaouras Transit Plaza in downtown Los Angeles was shut down for 90 minutes when a feverish rider from Nigeria — again, not a country of current Ebola concern — complained of nausea on an LAX FlyAway bus. The events were part of a...

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