It isn't just the disease. It's the chaos, the disruption of food and fuel delivery, and in the end, the mob.
As an single example, Dr. Nancy L. Snyderman is an American physician, author, and broadcast journalist. She served as a medical correspondent for ABC News for 15 years, and since 2006 she has been the chief medical editor for NBC News. She accepted a voluntary quarantine after one of the news crew she had been working with in Liberia came down with ebola. A smart, educated physician, capable of understanding the risks and maintaining a high standard of isolation to protect the community? Not so much. Now her quarantine is mandatory because she decided to go get take-out at her favorite restaurant.
But forget about the nominally smart, first-world U.S. for a moment. What happens
Here's what Dallas is saying about what they have done so far. Can they keep it up? Can they afford to? Can they afford not to? Meanwhile flights are arriving. Here's what the worldwide flight map looks like every day.