Basically we have a different view on what being 'sensitive' to public concerns requires. I don't think validating fears that are contrary to science with public policy choices with significant real world effects that will HARM efforts to control the spread of Ebola, such as broad based travel bans according to experts, are wise choices. As I said, but which you dismissed by repeating your previous points, I think there is a reasonable middle ground.
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville