When it comes to Ebola, there is a lot of mis-information being chucked around, mainly due to the panic that it is causing among people that don't know as much about this awful disease as what other people do.
This post is written on the assumption that you already know the basics about Ebola, if you don't, this great article by New York Times will tell you everything you need to know about it.
The main panic surrounding Ebola seems to be about the likelihood of the disease getting out of Africa and infecting people in the rest of the world, take a look at this chart that details how many non-Africans have been affected by Ebola. To tell you the truth, the numbers are more than i thought, however it's clear that the more people that directly affected by Ebola, the more precautions they'll have in place to stop it spreading.
via New York Times