Amid Broad Worries of an Ebola Outbreak, Two-Thirds Say Government Should Do More

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Nearly two-thirds of Americans are concerned about a widespread epidemic of the Ebola virus in the United States, and about as many in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll say the federal government is not doing enough to prevent it.

Indeed, more than four in 10 - 43 percent - are worried that they or an immediate family member might catch the disease. That's cleaning equipment similar to the level of concern about other viral outbreaks in some previous ABC/Post polls - but more consequential, given Ebola's hig