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Ebola - stop the virus at its source

Measures such as banning flights, airport screening would not be as efficacious as helping the West African countries fight the outbreak.

Published Fri, Oct 24, 2014 · 09:50 PM
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AN alarming new symptom of Ebola in America: It seems to make brains mushy and hearts hard. In New Jersey, two students from Rwanda, which has had no Ebola cases and is 2,800 miles from the affected countries in West Africa, are being kept home. Navarro College in Texas rejected applicants from Nigeria, initially stating that it would not accept students from countries with Ebola cases - a bit problematic because that would mean no longer accepting Americans.

The former executive director of the South Carolina Republican Party, Todd Kincannon, suggested (perhaps satirically) one way to control the disease: All people who tested positive for the Ebola virus could be "hu…

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