If you're looking to give a book to a friend or family member this holiday, NPR Books editor Petra Mayer shares her picks.
There is no known cure for the Ebola virus, but a number of labs have been working on one. The two American relief workers recently flown back from Liberia have been receiving an experimental treatment produced by a company in San Diego.
Another company, Cambridge, Mass.-based Sarepta Therapeutics, also has an experimental drug. The company’s CEO, Chris Garabedian, tells Here & Now’s Robin Young how this treatment would work, and what it takes to get the drug to patients.
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.