The disease which could cause a nightmare which would shut down the entire economic engine of the United States and the West is finally starting to be treated seriously. The first outbreak of Ebola was traced to a two year old girl in Guinea according to a New York Times article on Saturday, August 9th, yet the US government has failed to deal with this threat seriously and the ongoing concern expressed by some members of the mainstream media as well as those of us in the alternative media has been ignored.
Tonight the state of North Carolina became the first of what I expect many state governments to act according to the Voice of America News:
August 10, 2014 7:47 PM
The southern U.S. state of North Carolina is stepping up efforts to guard against the possible spread of the Ebola virus to the United States.
On Sunday, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services said anyone returning from Africa who worked with Ebola patients will be put into quarantine.