Seriously, Ebola is hardly a laughing matter…unless….
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the cases and concern here at home, and the resulting apprehension around the world have flooded the news with near-constant coverage. It’s hard to imagine that anyone paying any amount of attention to current events would not have at least a basic awareness of the disease and its deadly consequences.
In fact, a brand new poll cited by NBC News finds:
Forty-five percent of Americans are concerned that they or a family member will contract Ebola, and a majority – 63 percent – are worried that the U.S. will see a large number of Ebola cases in the next year, according to a poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
And yet, when Fox News’ Jesse Watters took to the streets of New York City to hear what folks think about Ebola, what he was told doesn’t give you much comfort in hoping that facts provide a foundation for people’s/voters’ opinions.
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You can watch the “Watters’ World” segment from the “O’Reilly Factor” by clicking on the video above.