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Doctors and nurses attend a training class at the Rush University Medical Center, Oct. 16, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Protecting the U.S. economy from any damage by Ebola is very low on the list of priorities for Americans, according to a Kaiser Health Foundation poll. But because of a general lack of specific knowledge about how the disease can spread, employers probably need to find opportunities to educate their workers in the event Ebola takes on a heightened presence in the workplace.

Kaiser polled about 1,000 people, asking them a range of Ebola questions. These were put to people Oct. 8-14, so the results don’t reflect any effects of the Dallas nurse who flew to Cleveland and hung out with friends and relatives there prior to being diagnosed.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.

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