Ebola Virus Patients. Do you think it was a good idea to bring them to the US?

Contributor: Bignuf Bignuf
Ebola has never been found in the Western hemisphere, but now we have deliberately brought it here. That is fact. The question is, was it the right thing to do? On the one hand the patients should get better care, on the other hand, we could have sent resources to Sub-Saharan Africa to enhance their care there. On the one hand, the risk of spread should be very low, on the other hand, the low risk is far higher then "no" risk. Finally, the fact is, the patients were experts in this disease, and using all the "right" hazmat gear, yet they still contracted it. Should that inspire confidence that we understand enough of how to contain it "here"?

All food for thought. So, again, my question. Was it right to bring these patients with Ebola, into the USA?
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OH&W, Lovebears
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Contributor: Rossie Rossie
You forgot to include the word "back" in your question, it should read: "Was it right to bring these patients with Ebola, back into the USA? ... the two patients who were brought back are Americans.
Contributor: toysforall toysforall
Not at the risk to the rest of the country. However, this was the best place to treat them
Contributor: OH&W, Lovebears OH&W, Lovebears
Needless to say, with the announcement of their recoveries, it was proven to be the correct thing to bring them to the USA for treatment.

I'm not sure why others did not want to express their opinion.

Anyway we are happy they recovered and some more research and production will go into fighting Ebola. Never good when people do the right thing and suffer for it.