I'm Going to Africa, and I Won't Get Ebola

It would be a shame if all the panic over Ebola and our confusion about geography kept families from visiting Africa.

No Ebola worries here.

Photographer: Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images

When I tell friends I'm flying to Africa soon for a vacation with my husband and our young daughter, they react in one of two ways: elation (trip of a lifetime!) or horror (Ebola!).

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