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The risk Ebola exposed [Editorial]
The risk Ebola exposed [Editorial]

The Centers for Disease Control is urging people not to panic over the pair of nurses who tested positive for Ebola at the hospital in Dallas where an infected man was treated last month. Yet polls show the public isn't buying it — a recent survey found nearly 80 percent of Americans are concerned about an Ebola outbreak. Rep. Andy Harris said yesterday that the confusing, contradictory statements put out by CDC officials make it sound like the agency doesn't know what it's talking about, and for once, we agree with him. Director Thomas R. Frieden, for example, insisted for weeks that U.S. hospitals were ready to stop any Ebola outbreak in the U.S. in its tracks. But...

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