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Calm down, America, Ebola isn't about to kill us all
Calm down, America, Ebola isn't about to kill us all

A Texas university refuses to accept students from Nigeria, where there were a couple dozen Ebola cases before the disease was quickly stopped. Louisiana refuses to allow incinerated trash from the treatment of Texas' first Ebola victim, Thomas Eric Duncan, into its landfills, as though the virus would survive immolation. A passenger on a cruise ship to Mexico who may have been exposed to lab samples from Duncan, but who appears to be healthy, is given a blood screening for Ebola even though the test isn't reliable in people without symptoms. Schools in Ohio and Texas have been closed and their contents bleached because of the remote chance that a single student or teacher...

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