Of all the pieces I've written about addiction over the years, this one is probably going to be the most controversial. Nevertheless, I have to write it because media reports are constantly reminding me of the skewed thinking going on in the United States right now. The subject of that skewed thinking? Ebola.
There's no denying that Ebola virus is a horrible and deadly disease. First identified as occurring in humans in Africa in 1976, Ebola has been in the forefront of the news this year as outbreaks have hit several countries in Africa.