These results come from an Oct. 12-15 Gallup poll, conducted while dozens of people in the U.S. were still being quarantined after coming in contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, who died earlier this month from the virus. Two of the nurses who cared for Duncan have now been diagnosed with the virus. Most others who had contact with Duncan were quarantined for three weeks, which ended Monday.
Separate Gallup polling about Ebola specifically finds more than one in five Americans saying they worry about getting the Ebola virus.
We're so very, very screwed.