Wary US citizens prepare for Ebola outbreak

Although health experts say chances of an Ebola outbreak are very low, many are already taking preventative measures.

    Despite comments by US President Barack Obama that he is cautiously optimistic about containing the Ebola virus, one in 20 Americans fear the virus may spread across the country.

    Public health experts say the chances of an Ebola outbreak are very low, but that has not stopped some people relying on their own preventive methods, such as buying protective-gear suits online.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Los Angeles.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    The woman who cleans up after 'lonely deaths' in Japan

    The woman who cleans up after 'lonely deaths' in Japan

    When somebody dies lonely and alone, Miyu Kojima steps in to clean their home and organise the mementos of their life.

    Putin and the 'triumph of Christianity' in Russia

    Putin and the 'triumph of Christianity' in Russia

    The rise of the Orthodox Church in Russia appears unstoppable, write filmmakers Glen Ellis and Viktoryia Kolchyna who went to investigate the close ties between the church and Putin.

    The chill effect: Is India's media running scared?

    The chill effect: Is India's media running scared?

    Much of India's media spurns a scoop about the son of PM Modi's right-hand man. Plus, NFL as platform for race politics.