How Serious is the Risk for Ebola in the United States?

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The Ebola virus is currently a very dangerous epidemic in Africa, and as long as that happens there does mean that there's always a risk that patients with Ebola will be able to get to the United States without our realizing it. So it's extremely important that both the public and the care givers alike remain very vigilant to identify someone who could have Ebola.

That said, the United Sates is not in a situation in which we have to worry about an outbreak of the same scale of Ebola as they are having in the African continent.