The answer is no to the first, and yes to the second. Contrary to what the media would have you think, Ebola is not that severe a threat. A little research would show you that there is less to fear for your average citizen than you think.
For starters, Ebola is a very visible virus. By that, I mean that the symptoms are not quiet, nor are they the sort of thing you want to just muscle through or ignore. Ebola starts with a fever, which perhaps you write off as flu, but when vomiting and bleeding come up — well, those are harder to ig...
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