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Five Myths On Ebola Debunked

Huffington Post: Stop Worrying About Ebola (And Start Worrying About What it Means)
Adam C. Levine, assistant professor of Emergency Medicine, Brown Medical School

“…Of course, we should care a great deal about the Ebola outbreak, but not for the reasons propagated by cable news and bloggers alike. We should care about Ebola not because of the threat it poses to us as Americans, but for what it says about the current state of the health care system in much of Africa and many other resource-limited settings around the globe. Sadly, the media has instead coalesced around the following five myths, while ignoring the larger public health context and incredible health disparities present in our world…” (8/13).