As a deadly Ebola epidemic spreads across western Africa, world leaders are scrambling to find solutions. Here’s what you need to know about the disease and the havoc it is wreaking:
1. Ebola is primarily ravaging the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, and Senegal.
Authorities in these nations have scrambled to contain the disease. In Sierra Leone, the government quarantined a third of the entire population — about...