Cobb officials: No need to panic over Texas Ebola case
by Emily Boorstein
October 01, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
MARIETTA — Although federal officials confirmed the first case of Ebola has been diagnosed in the U.S. on Tuesday, local officials say there is no need to panic in Cobb. Dr. Dan Stephens, chairman of Cobb and Douglas Public Health, said the nature of the virus means it is not a danger to the public, as long as those diagnosed with Ebola are isolated. “This is a blood-borne spread, not an air spread (disease), so you would have to come i...
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