140728ebolavirusThe Ebola virus presents a particularly nasty way to die.  “Early symptoms of the disease include … sudden fever, chills and muscle aches,” the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, explains. “Around the fifth day after onset of symptoms, a skin rash can occur. Nausea, vomiting, chest pain, a sore throat, abdominal pain and diarrhea may follow. Symptoms become increasingly severe and may include jaundice, severe weight loss, mental confusion, shock and multi-organ failure.” There is no known cure or vaccine for the virus, and as many as 90 percent of those who contract the disease die from it. But what are the odds of it infecting the U.S.? And could the porous southern border provide an avenue for Ebola to enter the country? More