Ebola spreads through direct contact with infected bodily fluids or tissue.
Even after a person has died, the virus persists.
At the time of death, a patient can have one billion copies of the virus in one cubic centimeter of blood. In comparison, HIV, a similar virus, has the same rate at the time of death. But unlike HIV, which only infects two types of immune cells, Ebola first infects white blood cells that disable the body’s ability to destroy foreign substances, then seizes nearly every cell type.
Community leaders are taking it upon themselves to provide meals for kids.
The school district has contacted outside counseling groups to help students upon their return.
This copyright battle is bananas.
In 2011, a monkey stole nature photographer David Slater’s camera and proceeded to take a selfie.
The photo found its way to Wikimedia Commons, who says that since Slater did not take the photo himself, it is considered public domain.
Slater doesn’t agree.
UNICEF officer Pernille Ironside says there are "no safe places" for children in Gaza.