Americans' Misconceptions About #Ebola Transmission


by SavvyRoo on Oct 16, 2014 | Views: 196 | Score: 1
An infected person can transmit the disease to others before s/he is showing symptomsEbola can be transmitted through direct physical contact (e.g. shaking hands)Ebola can be transmitted through the air
Percent of Americans that INCORRECTLY believe ...483725
Sources: kff.org
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SavvyRoo
SavvyRoo on Oct 16, 2014 1:52 PM said:

While concern and awareness about the Ebola epidemic is high in the United States, a large percentage of Americans still hold misconceptions regarding the spread of the disease. A person can only be infected with Ebola via direct contact with blood or other bodily fluids from an infected and symptomatic person.

Stephen Ostermiller
Stephen Ostermiller on Oct 22, 2014 1:37 PM said:

Ebola *can* be transmitted through direct physical contact. All it takes is some saliva or mucus on the hands. www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/transmi…

Noah
Noah on Oct 22, 2014 1:57 PM said:

Assuming the person is showing symptoms.