ebolaThe first case of Ebola in New York City and State originated in Harlem this week.

Below are answers to common important questions in a city characterized by a life lived in extreme proximity to others in all facets of life Р for example:

Can I get Ebola from public transportation? As in, if a passenger coughed into their hand and then held onto the pole, and then another passenger held onto that pole and inadvertently wiped their eye?

Ask Well: How Does Ebola Spread? How Long Can the Virus Survive? – NYTimes.com.