NPR: A frightening curve

In the past week, world leaders have started using a math­e­mat­ical term when they talk about the Ebola epi­demic in West Africa. “It’s spreading and growing expo­nen­tially,” Pres­i­dent Obama said Tuesday. […]

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A virtual outbreak offers hints of Ebola’s future

Some com­puter sim­u­la­tions focus on the risk of Ebola spreading to other coun­tries. Alessandro Vespig­nani, at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, cre­ates those models, using infor­ma­tion about air travel and other kinds of […]

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