A Liberian man with Ebola was able to fly to the U.S., causing many Americans to question the government’s ability to keep the disease from spreading. Perceived confusion about who’s in charge of the response, concerns that healthcare professionals missed warning signs and worries that procedures to prevent infected passengers from flying to the U.S. have all eroded government trust. But others have raised concerns that Texas’ limited government approach is to blame. Who is ultimately responsible for protecting the American public, and is too little or too much government to blame?
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