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The big Ebola question - Ocean City Sentinel: Columnist Two

Over the Back Fence The big Ebola question

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Posted: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 10:53 am

Have you heard the expression “the elephant in the living room”? It’s an idiom for something that’s pretty obvious that everyone seemingly is ignoring. What would you do if an elephant appeared in your living room? Would you pretend it wasn’t there?

Our current elephant in the living room may be something no one wants to talk about, yet is in the back of everyone’s mind: What if Ebola spreads to the U.S. and becomes an untreatable epidemic? 

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