Ebola Overreaction of the Day: Teacher Resigns After Trip to Kenya

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Ebola Overreaction of the Day: Teacher Resigns After Trip to Kenya
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Maybe the administration at this school should take some geography lessons of their own, and a chill pill.

A Kentucky teacher (also a registered nurse), who visited Kenya recently, has resigned from her job after parents at the school raised concerns about Ebola.

The school asked her to take a 21-day leave and produce a doctor's note before returning to work, but she walked out the door instead.

British chemist Anthony England, who has spent a great deal of time in Africa, created and tweeted the above map to highlight the areas in Africa where the Ebola outbreak exists and why our fears are unsubstantiated.

"Ignorance & misinformation is a big problem with Ebola. So a clueless Kentucky school causing the resignation of a teacher because she spent time in Kenya is just idiocy," England said.

YOLO of the Day

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YOLO of the Day
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Danny Sparks, the mayor of northern Kentucky town Olive Hill, was arrested earlier this week on felony charges of selling marijuana to a police informant within 1,000 feet of an elementary school, leading him to resign from the office that he has held for more than a decade.

Follow Up of the Day: KY Church Unbans Interracial Couples Amid Criticism

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Follow Up of the Day: KY Church Unbans Interracial Couples Amid Criticism
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Follow Up of the Day: In the wake of a firestorm over its decision to ban interracial couples from participating in worship services, an eastern Kentucky church has overturned the racist resolution with a second vote in favor of welcoming believers "regardless of race, cr