The Ebola virus has been spreading in West Africa since March, but in the past couple of weeks it has become a global threat.

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity researchers can pro­vide expert com­men­tary from a variety of timely per­spec­tives, including Big Data analysis of the global spread of infec­tious dis­eases; poten­tial cures, such as nanomed­i­cine; bodily fluids and the Ebola virus; West Africa’s health­care system; public health impli­ca­tions; etc.