The State Department is reportedly ordering the departure of eligible U.S. citizens from Liberia due to the Ebola outbreak despite CDC assurances like this one:

https://twitter.com/CustosDivini/status/497566376538947584

The U.S. is evacuating personnel, Liberia and Sierra Leone are putting up blockades and extreme  measures of containment are being taken for transporting the infected.

All this, despite CDC assurances that Ebola is difficult to contract.

Jim Geraghty may be on to something.

Remain cautious and skeptical.

Editor’s note: The capitalization of “Ebola” has been corrected in this post.

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