Calm down, everyone!
Here are some ebola facts:
There are actually 5 different ebola viruses that cause hemorrhagic (bleeding) fever.Ebola is not very contagious because it is not air-borneInitial symptoms are fever, body ache, diarrhea, stomach pain and vomitingThe incubation period is up to 21 days
The average American is not going to be at risk for ebola. Direct contact with body fluid is needed so standing in a room or an airplane with an ebola victim will not cause infection. Gunshots kill more than 30,000 Americans a year. Now there is a risk for you to worry about!