As of October 29, 2014, the Center for Disease Control had three confirmed cases of the Ebola virus in the United States. That means out of a total population of 316.1 million people, you’d pretty much have to exchange bodily fluids with three people to bring your Walking Dead nightmares to life.
Nevertheless, people are panicking, being quarantined and probably buying ridiculous amounts of hand sanitizer. Relax. According to the University of Delaware microbiology and nursing faculty, your chances of contracting the disease is one in 13.3 million. To put that in perspective, look at 15 more random things more likely to happen than you catching the deadly disease. In short, here’s why you’ll probably never catch Ebola.