Two Americans infected with the Ebola virus will be coming to Atlanta’s Emory University for treatment. The first challenge: Finding a plane that’s equipped to transport them.

+ World Health Organization: The disease is moving faster than the control efforts.

+ The New Yorker’s Michael Specter: “‘The single biggest threat to man’s continued dominance on this planet is the virus’ the Nobel Prize-winning biologist Joshua Lederberg once wrote. Few epidemiologists would disagree. There is no bomb, no poison, no plan of attack with the potential to do as much damage.”