The Ebola scare is no joke - it is very real. And with the first diagnosis on US soil, the scare is very real to Americans now. But let's review...screening was properly performed in Liberia for the infected patient as well as for 3 CNN correspondents who left Liberia for the US. However, screening was inconsistent - even non-existent - on the US side. Now we are also learning that the infected patient likely lied on his exit screening questionnaire in Liberia stating that he did not treat Ebola-infected Liberians there.
Author: Brad Egeland