A story about a plane being quarantined in Las Vegas did rounds on Friday but was later denied. An officer in Texas has been hospitalized after visiting the Dallas patient’s home.
Earlier this week in Philadelphia a passenger was pulled off a plane by officials in hazmat suits after joking about ebola.
Polls show Americans want to ban flights from affected countries but the list is getting longer by the day. I’ll be watching charts like this to get a sense of when the fear peaks.
The number of times ebola has appeared in news stories
When the fear gets really bad, that will be the time to buy risk assets. In the meantime: