Local News Station Asks for Help for Ebola Coverage, Viewers Troll

A Columbus, Ohio news station is getting slammed on social media after it posted on Facebook asking for viewers’ help in finding people who were on the flight with recently-diagnosed Ebola patient Amber Vinson. Those who commented on the post didn’t react too kindly to WSYX’s request, criticizing the station and other media outlets for fear-mongering and inducing unwarranted panic.

The post in question:

And some of the comments:

You can read the entire thread here.

[h/t FTV Live]
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