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Ebola Fighter Dies After Hospital Staff Refuses to Help Her
She was a
magazine 2014 Person of the Year.
Are Ebola Fears Driving More New Yorkers to Get Flu Shots?
The Protective Gear 17th-Century Plague Doctors Wore Was Terrifying
Way scarier than Ebola protective suits. (Not that it’s a competition.)
Ebola Fears Could Make People More Likely to Vote Conservative
The biological/psychological roots of conservatism.
What an Ebola Quarantine Would Do to Your Psyche
What’s best for public health may not be great for the individual’s mental health.
Everyone Is Dreaming About Ebola
Everyone on Twitter, anyway.
What Makes Some Ebola Jokes Okay?
The science of taboo-breaking.
Marine General Stokes Immigrant Ebola Fears
Marine Corps. General John F. Kelly is stoking people’s most irrational fears about immigrants and disease.
In Airports, Security Theater Is Morphing Into Ebola Theater
Americans are asking the government to pretend to protect them from a mostly nonexistent threat, and the government is obliging. Everybody wins!
Ebola Fears Are Triggering Mass Hypochondria
Anxiety over Ebola may be more contagious than the virus itself.
How to Prevent Ebola Panic in the Facebook Age
The promise and peril of social media as a panic-reduction tool.
3 Reasons Charities Can’t Raise Enough Ebola Money
Weirdly, one of them has to do with 9/11.
The Unlikely Clue That Led Doctors in West Africa to Ebola: Hiccups
It’s apparently a common symptom.
Catching Up With Dr. Alexander van Tulleken, That Charming Ebola Expert
We have Jon Stewart to thank for introducing us to Dr. Alexander van Tulleken.
Superstitions Are Helping Ebola Spread
An epidemiologist corrects some misconceptions about the virus.