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One-Fifth of Americans Worry About Getting Ebola

Twenty-two percent of U.S. adults are concerned they will contract Ebola, according to a new Gallup survey released Tuesday.

Gallup conducted the survey Oct. 4-5, shortly after the discovery of an Ebola patient in the U.S. — but before his death on Oct 8.

Only 61% of Americans feel confident in the federal government’s ability to handle a possible outbreak of Ebola in the U.S.