British woman is first volunteer to test new Ebola vaccine

A former NHS nurse has become the first Briton to test a potentially life-saving new vaccine to tackle the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa.

Ruth Atkins was injected with the experimental drug this morning at Oxford University.

If successful, it will be used to treat patients in West Africa where the worst ever outbreak has now killed more than 2,500 people.

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Donald Trump Ebola tweet sparks outcry

US entrepreneur Donald Trump has sparked outcry on Twitter by suggesting that the US patients who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, should remain in the West African nation for treatment.

Within minutes of the inflammatory tweet, dozens of people criticised the American business tycoon.

However, some appeared to agree with the former presidential candidate and outspoken critic of President Barack Obama.

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