The ability to get a pizza delivered is, apparently, an excellent barometer for measuring Americans’ histrionics over Ebola.

Since the first Ebola patients arrived on U.S. soil in August, the American response to the virus has evolved with the changing circumstances—from a Dallas hospital unsuccessfully treating a Liberian patient, to a hospital in Atlanta curing Americans, to a nurse who doesn’t even have Ebola being quarantined in Maine.

Each case is different. Access to pizza, though, has become the one small, symbolic anecdote that seems to help explain them all. [Read more] – Michael’s Blog