WHO: Ebola death toll rises to more than 2,700

A total of 2,793 people have now died from Ebola, the World Health Organisation said.

The organisation reported 5,762 cases across five countries, but said the Ebola outbreak was "pretty much contained" in Senegal and Nigeria.

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$100 million response plan launched to combat Ebola

The World Health Organisation moved to combat an "unprecedented outbreak" of the Ebola Virus in West Africa.

The Director-general of WHO Margaret Chan, said the disease was moving faster than efforts to control it after launching a $100 million response plan, adding "tough measures" will be needed to stop it.

ITV News correspondent Martha Fairlie reports

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