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Ebola Devastates W. Africa, Horrifies World in 2014

In 2014, the Ebola virus erupted in West Africa. The epidemic remains a humanitarian crisis of epic proportion. More than 20,000 people likely have been infected by the virus, which so far has killed at least 7,842, the World Health Organization reports. The epidemic began quietly in rural southeastern Guinea in the last days of 2013. The Ebola virus then raged through Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.  It made forays into Nigeria and Mali, killing more than a third of those it...

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