A new volcanic fissure on Hawaii's Big Island sent gases and lava exploding into the air, prompting officials to issue calls for more evacuations as residents awaited a possible major eruption at Kilauea volcano's summit. (source Reuters)
Brian Ward, Centre for the Study of Host Resistance, McGill University
The national and international response to the Ebola outbreak in the DRC has been fast and the vaccine that showed promise at the end of the West African outbreak is already being deployed. Although Ebola remains a serious challenge, I'm very hopeful that this outbreak will be contained rapidly.
Professor Ward is an expert on vaccines, and immunity
Brian.ward [at] mcgill.ca (English, French)