Via CBC News: Ebola outbreak: What you need to know now. This is a useful feature, part of the CBC's all-day special coverage of Ebola. Click through for the full story, photos, videos, an interactive map, and many links. Excerpt:
Health organizations involved in the effort to contain Ebola are frantically seeking more money, more supplies and more trained doctors and nurses to step up the response to Ebola, which has claimed more than 4,700 lives in West Africa and is expected to kill many more before the current outbreak is halted.
In the years since Ebola's discovery in 1976, there have been intermittent outbreaks of the disease — but none nearly as deadly or far-reaching as the current crisis, which is centred in three West African countries: Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Here's what you need to know now about the disease and the growing effort to stop its spread.