The ebola virus

If you’ve been following the news at all, then you know that the world is currently in the middle of the worst Ebola outbreak ever.  Some people—especially news outlets—have been playing fast and loose with term “apocalypse” in relation to the outbreak. Most experts agree that the term “apocalypse” is much too harsh, but things are looking pretty rough in Africa.  If you’re interested in learning more about the disease and its current oubreak, TEDTalks has put together a list of great resources that you should check out. Oh, and remember: wash your hands.