October 20, 2014

"Fear-Bola"

1 Fear of Ebola Grips America

Fear of Ebola, or “fear-bola” which “attacks the part of the brain responsible for rational thinking," according to CNN commenter Mel Robbins who coined the term, is gripping America but, say health experts, the chances of catching it are miniscule. There have been eight confirmed cases of Ebola in the U.S. and each one was infected in West Africa or had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan who contracted the disease in Liberia and succumbed to it in a Dallas hospital. The CDC says the fear of Ebola is so bad, they fielded 800 calls from concerned Americans in the first week of October. Voxdotcom tweeted a simple quiz to find out if one has Ebola: “Have you touched the vomit, blood, sweat, saliva, urine or feces of someone who might have Ebola?” If the answer is no, “you do not have Ebola.”

More at Cnn.com | Posted 3 years ago by Melody Lesser

Previously: Fake Ebola Treatments Sold Online

Tags: Centers for Disease Control, Ebola, Thomas Eric Duncan, Fear-Bola, Fear of Ebola, Mel Robbins, CNN

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