More than 10 months after patient zero contracted Ebola in Guinea, West Africa, one would expect the virus to have ravaged most of Africa by now and killed millions, if the media hype and scary headlines about this Ebola outbreak are to be believed. Instead, beyond a couple of isolated cases of individuals (mostly health workers) returning from the affected region in West Africa, Ebola has not spread beyond those West African countries where the outrbeak originated. In fact, the WHO is expected to announce an end to the Ebola outbreak in both Senegal and Nigeria, both third world countries where the outbreak has been successfully contained. This is great news. So why does the panic continue?
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