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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 Ebola patient arrives in Atlanta hospital

The first of two American aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus while in Liberia has arrived for a treatment in a hospital in the United States.

The two Americans infected with Ebola are to be treated in Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Credit: Reuters

Dr Kent Brantly will be treated in a high security isolation unit at the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

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