Pentagon announces a U.S.-based Ebola rapid response team that can provide medical support to civilian health care workers
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) October 19, 2014
President Obama used his weekly radio address on Saturday to put the nation at ease on the threat from Ebola, saying that “what we’re seeing now is not an ‘outbreak’ or an ‘epidemic’” and urging all of us — “citizens, leaders, the media” — not to “give in to hysteria or fear.” Sounds good, right?
Sounds good, until today, that is, when news broke that Sec. Chuck Hagel has ordered the DoD to develop an new “quick strike” team made up of members of the U.S. military to deploy to hospitals inside of the United States in the event of another case of Ebola…