Pop stars unite for Band Aid 30 charity song
Some of today’s biggest pop acts, including One Direction and Ed Sheeran, will lend their voices to a charity single aimed at raising money for the Ebola crisis. What impact will it have?
‘Don’t give in to Ebola hysteria,’ warns Obama
Two US nurses treating an Ebola patient fell ill with the disease last week and sparked a national panic. The president has called for calm, but is there justification for such fear?
More Ebola cases in Europe are now ‘unavoidable’
Over 3,000 people have already died in Africa. Now, as the outbreak spreads to Spain, fears are growing that the West has been too complacent about this deadly disease. Can it be contained?
Deadly defrosted virus revives pandemic fears
An ancient pathogen in Siberia’s permafrost has been brought back to life. Experts warn that global warming could reawaken long-dormant biological threats. How worried should we be?