Why Ebola Aid Workers Are Quarantining Themselves When Scientists Say They Don't Need To

October 30, 2014 11:30 AM

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Allen Mann is a missionary, not a doctor. Yet when he returned from a trip to the Liberian capital of Monrovia with the group Crossway International, some people in his small town of Payson, Arizona, treated his arrival with scorn and fear.

"I moved to Payson to avoid things like this. ... but now ebola may be on my doorstep," his neighbor wrote in an email to The Common Sense Show, a conservative radio broadcast. "I’m sure he and his family will be at the local grocery store and WalMart soon and this small town could be at risk."

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