Now, I figure they are either saying that because they believe it is true and if they are right, this will most assuredly be an apocalypse because there is no way to confine it to Africa if that many become infected. Otherwise, they are saying it with the intent of giving the taxpayer some explanation as to why the government is about to spend billions that they are about to suck out of taxpayers savings or salaries and that we do not yet realize they will be
Either way, we get fucked. At least with a zombie apocalypse (ie: a real worldwide Ebola outbreak), as opposed to the government taking my money to combat it, I stand a bit of a chance of making it through without being destroyed.
All the best,