Americans Favor Temporary Flight Ban From Ebola-Affected Areas in Africa
Following news of the first Ebola case diagnosed in Dallas, Texas, American adults are more concerned about the virus and most favor a temporary ban on flights from African countries afflicted with the virus.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that most Americans (58%) believe the United States should impose a temporary ban on all airline flights from countries in Africa where there are confirmed cases of Ebola. Twenty-four percent (24%) don’t think there should be such a ban, while 17% more are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on October 4-5, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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