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Report: There’s an 18% Chance Ebola Could Reach the United States this Month

In an alarming new report, researchers from the journal PLOS Currents: Outbreaks, examined flight patterns and air traffic numbers from West Africa, and according to this story from NPR, determined, “the probability of seeing at least one imported case of Ebola in the U.S. is as high as 18 percent by late September.” The report’s lead author said, “What is happening in West Africa is going to get here. We can’t escape that at this point.” This week, the CDC was briefed about the new numbers, and is currently looking into preparations at American medical facilities to treat a potential outbreak …

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