Ebola is a serious and potentially fatal disease. Because of this, many people are concerned about the current outbreak, despite the fact that in places like the US, Europe etc, contracting Ebola is very unlikely. Ignorance about a disease however tends to foster fear.
This useful fact sheet is part of the American Public Health Association's ongoing “Get Ready” campaign intended to help Americans prepare themselves, their families and their communities in advance, for disasters and hazards, should the situation ever arise, including pandemic flu, infectious diseases, natural disasters and other emergencies.
The fact sheet can be found HERE.