Will I Get Ebola On The Subway? A Breathless Explainer

Ebola is spreading rapidly throughout America, as two nurses who helped a disease-stricken man in Dallas are generally reported to be doing okay and have not infected anyone else. And one doctor in New York has it. Clearly, this is a time for mass panic. You can get Ebola nowhere everywhere, and definitely not on the… » 10/24/14 12:12pm 10/24/14 12:12pm

I Saw Firsthand How Nuts Airlines Are Getting With Ebola Fear

Yesterday I took a US Airways flight from Raleigh-Durham to Washington, DC to drive some Hellcats. So far so good, right? Across the aisle from me was a woman, from Boston, who was feeling a bit queasy. She asked the flight attendant for some club soda. They responded by trying to kick her off the plane. Any idea why? » 10/21/14 8:54am 10/21/14 8:54am

The CDC Says Flying Is Mostly Risk-Free From Ebola Exposure

Air travel has been a focal point for Ebola-related news, ever since the first case entered the United States last month with Thomas Eric Duncan, via Washington Dulles Airport. However, the Center for Disease Control has said that air travel poses low risk because it's not an airborne virus. » 10/15/14 5:26pm 10/15/14 5:26pm

Five U.S. Airports Will Screen Travelers For Ebola

The U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) announced Thursday evening that passengers entering the U.S. from three West African countries will be screened for Ebola upon arrival at five airports — New York JFK, Newark Liberty, Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles, and Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson. » 10/09/14 12:11am 10/09/14 12:11am

Airlines Begin Cutting Flights To West Africa Due To Ebola (UPDATED)

Emirates has become the first major airline to halt flights to Guinea, in the west African region affected by the recent Ebola outbreak. Upon announcing the stoppage of service, the airline said, "The safety of our passengers and crew is of the highest priority and will not be compromised." » 8/04/14 10:35am 8/04/14 10:35am

Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid Of The Ebola Virus Spreading In The U.S.

From Foxtrot Alpha: Ebola is deadly and can spread, but with precise prevention measures, the spread of the virus in America is extremely unlikely. The two Americans headed home will be able to get the best care available, and the factors leading to the spread in West Africa will not be in play here. » 8/02/14 12:44pm 8/02/14 12:44pm