West Africa Ebola Outbreak Surpasses 3700 Infected

Ebola virus

More than 3700 people have been infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa. (Courtesy of Frederick A. Murphy/CDC)

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa the biggest outbreak on record — has been a hot topic in the news this summer. What exactly is the Ebola virus? How does it spread? More importantly, can the outbreak be stopped? [Read more…]