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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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US sending 50 experts to Africa to combat Ebola

The United States sending 50 disease experts to West Africa over the next 30 days in a bid to combat the outbreak of the Ebola virus, according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The country has also issued a travel warning for three of the countries hit by the outbreak, The Associated Press reported.

Non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone was discouraged by the CDC.

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