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Staving Off Ebola Panic

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which began in December 2013, has touched off widespread anxiety in the United States after a Liberian man who traveled here died of the disease in a Dallas hospital on Oct. 8. Two of the nurses who cared for him were infected, and a physician who treated dying Ebola patients in Liberia is undergoing treatment in a New York hospital.