The White House retweeted a CDC info graphic about how difficult it is to catch the Ebola virus that is currently spreading rapidly in western Africa.

Ebola doesn’t pose even a smidgen of risk in the United States. Trust us. If you like not being infected with Ebola, you can remain not being infected with Ebola.

You may remember seeing some of these pictures though.

That’s a lot of gear to protect against a disease that’s so hard to spread.

Now we’re not trying to incite fear but there’s some overkill in this story somewhere. Is it the assurances from government or is it the biohazard gear being used to work with and transport Ebola patients?

Editor’s note: This post has been corrected to capitalize Ebola and to fix a grammatical error in the second paragraph.

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