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Cameron calls on EU to double Ebola funding

David Cameron has called for EU leaders to double their funding in the fight against Ebola to £800 million.

It comes after one of the doctors who discovered the virus, Professor Peter Piot, said the rest of Europe was not doing enough to tackle the epidemic.

Downing Street said the current total contribution from the EU was just £400 million.

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Expert: Ebola virus 'very difficult to spread'

The deadly ebola virus is "very difficult to spread" and the public can trust international border staff to contain the disease, a medical expert has told Good Morning Britain.

Virologist Dr Ben Neuman said the virus would come to the UK "in percentage terms" but added the disease could only be spread by coming into contact with the bodily fluids of those already infected.

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