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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Ebola 'poses no significant' risk to the US public

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has tried to calm fears of an Ebola outbreak as two American aid workers infected with the virus are flown home:

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