Top stories: Ebola outbreak challenges, Viking cats, and a new kind of placebo | Science

(delegated right): JOHN WESSELS/AFP/GETTY IMAGES; ASTRID GAST/SHUTTERSTOCK. COM; ISTOCK.COM/ BRAUNS Ebola vaccine is having ‘major impact’ but worries about DRC outbreak grow Issues about an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic... Read more »

Mystery disease infects 100+ in US

U.S. health authorities are examining an outbreak of a strange, polio-like illness that triggers weakness in several limbs. The unusual illness– acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM– has infected 62... Read more »

Updated: Officials move to use vaccine against new Ebola outbreak | Science

Science Picture Co/ScienceSource An speculative Ebola vaccine will likely be utilized once again in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to aid end an outbreak. Roughly a week... Read more »