Ebola, kids exposed…do we need to be worried?

Ebola, kids exposed…do we need to be worried?

I am trying not to read too much because I know how incessant media coverage can over blow a story…but what do we really need to know here?
http://www.wfaa.com/story/news/health/2014/10/01/thompson-dallas-county-ebola-patient-cases/16524303/

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  1. Did you see Dr. Justin’s blog? http://www.bundoo.com/community-blog/should-parents-worry-about-the-enterovirus-d68-outbreak/ Also, see Dr. Sara’s video: http://www.bundoo.com/videos/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-ebola-virus/. I believe we may have some more information from our doctors coming soon… It’s definitely worth keeping ourselves educated!

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    1. I missed them – going there now, thanks!

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  2. Ebola is very scary, that’s true. Though, the risk of catching Ebola in the U.S. is very, very low (even after a confirmed case) and the only case that has been diagnosed to this point was in a person who had recently traveled to an Ebola-affected area in Africa. This article has great information on the situation and why it probably won’t be a problem in the U.S.
    http://www.vox.com/2014/9/30/6875459/calm-down-youre-not-going-to-get-ebola

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    1. This is another great article highlighting how the U.S. healthcare system is different from African systems and how that affects the Ebola crisis. http://www.vox.com/2014/10/1/6875623/ebola-wont-spread-in-the-us-because-the-key-to-stopping-it-is-a

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