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October 26th, 2014
08:18 PM ET

'Fearbola' spreads across television: two doctors weigh in

Are viewers and readers being well-served by news outlets' coverage of the latest Ebola case in New York City? Dr. Alexander Van Tulleken and Dr. Arthur Caplan weigh in.


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  1. 4TimesAYear

    Well, duh – it's driven by the fact that quarantines and "self-isolation" aren't working. We have good reason for concern. Btw, they don't know for sure that it's not contagious before people start showing symptoms. I've seen people say it's not in the bloodstream until then. Ok, let me ask if you would have taken a blood transfusion from Dr. Spencer the day before he got sick? I wouldn't – because the ebola was actively multiplying from the time he was exposed to it.

    November 1, 2014 at 4:27 pm | Reply

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