VIDEO: CDC holding Twitter Q&A to calm Ebola fears

Posted at 2:26 PM, Oct 02, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-02 15:26:47-04

As paranoia mounts about Ebola in the United States, health experts are turning to social media to calm people’s fears.

Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are hosting a Q&A session on Twitter this afternoon from 4 -5 p.m. Eastern. To take part, click to the CDC’s Twitter profile or use the hashtag #CDCchat.

For the latest on the Ebola case in Texas, see the video report.

Clint Davis is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @MrClintDavis.