104 Things More Likely to Kill You Than Ebola

Ebola has made it to the U.S., and everyone is freaking out. You’re more likely to die as the result of: falling off the roof, snowboarding, or from a flesh-eating bacteria. (Also, watch out for bunk beds.)
Ebola has made it to the U.S., and everyone is freaking out. You’re more likely to die as the result of: falling off the roof, snowboarding, or from a flesh-eating bacteria. (Also, watch out for bunk beds.) –Boston.com composite

Ebola has made it to the U.S., and everyone is freaking out. They shouldn’t be—at least not until they’ve sufficiently freaked out about these 104 things that, according to nationwide data, are even more likely to kill them.

∙ Walking to work

∙ Stroke

∙ Hunting accidents

∙ COPD

∙ Drawstrings on your jacket

∙ Wrong-site surgery

∙ Alligators

∙ Lower respiratory infections

∙ Cycling

∙ Trachea bronchus, lung cancers

∙ Drinking too much

∙ Not wearing your seatbelt

∙ HIV/AIDS

∙ Falling off the roof

∙ Flying in airplanes

∙ Smoking

∙ Kitchen fire

∙ Falling in the shower

∙ Diarrhoeal diseases

∙ Diabetes

∙ Choking

∙ Car accidents

∙ Snake bites

∙ Heart disease

∙ Riding a motorcycle

∙ Bunk bed accidents

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∙ Cheerleading

∙ Chewing tobacco

∙ Hypertensive heart disease

∙ Unintentional injuries

∙ High cholesterol

∙ Cleaning a gun

∙ Snowboarding

∙ Mowing the lawn

∙ Homicide

∙ White water rafting

∙ High blood pressure

∙ Influenza

∙ Scooter mishaps

∙ Pneumonia

∙ Dog attacks

∙ Electrocution

∙ Fishing

∙ Medication errors

∙ Nephritis

∙ Industrial fans

∙ Drug use

∙ Hernia

∙ Motorcycle accidents

∙ Playing on the playground

∙ Hospital-acquired infections

∙ Mudslides

∙ Allergic reactions

∙ Fire

∙ Your wife, husband, or lover

∙ Taking a cab

∙ Liver disease

∙ Suicide

∙ Skin cancer

∙ Hurricanes

∙ Multiple sclerosis

∙ Jet skiing

∙ Bacterial sepsis

∙ Carbon monoxide

∙ Tornadoes

∙ Blood disease

∙ Driving drunk

∙ Alzheimer’s disease

∙ Drinking too much water

∙ Epilepsy

∙ Crossing the street

∙ Pregnancy

∙ Food poisoning

∙ Septicemia

∙ Flood

∙ Parkinson’s disease

∙ Skiing

∙ Childbirth

∙ Falling

∙ Malnutrition

∙ Tooth infection

∙ Riding a train

∙ Colon cancer

∙ Taking the bus

∙ Fatigue

∙ Roller coasters

∙ Kidney failure

∙ Bone density disorder

∙ Bouncy houses

∙ Prostate cancer

∙ Renal failure

∙ Trampolines

∙ Breast cancer

∙ Swimming

∙ Cancer of the pancreas

∙ Urinary system disorders

∙ Bee sting

∙ Oral cancer

∙ Avalanches

∙ Diabetes

∙ Stomach ulcers

∙ Shark attacks

∙ Diseases of the male genitals

∙ Boating accidents

∙ Flesh-eating bacteria

∙ Getting hit by a train

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