Obama urges Americans not to give in to hysteria over Ebola

Obama pauses as he talks next to U.S. Secretary of HHS Burwell and Director of the CDC Frieden after meeting with his team coordinating the government's Ebola response in the Oval Office of the White House in WashingtonBy Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With three cases of Ebola diagnosed in the United States but dozens of people being monitored in case they contract the illness, President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to give in to “hysteria” about the spread of the virus. Obama also made plain he is not currently planning to give in to demands from some lawmakers for a ban on travelers from the worst-hit countries. “We can’t just cut ourselves off from West Africa,” Obama said in his weekly radio address. …

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