British Ebola nurse may return to Africa 'within weeks'

The British nurse who survived Ebola has hinted he could return to the country where he contracted the deadly virus within "a few weeks".

In an interview with the Guardian, the 29-year-old volunteer nurse from Suffolk said, "It's the least I could do to go back and return the favour to some other people, even just for a little while."

A football stadium in the Liberian capital Monrovia will be converted to house two large Ebola treatment units, Fifa has announced.

The football federation said it had teamed up with the World Health Organisation and the United Nations to transform the Antoinette Tubman Stadium for use in the fight against the epidemic.

The World Health Organisation announced that the death toll from the Ebola outbreak has now risen to at least 2,296 out of 4,293 cases.

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Second American Ebola victim to fly home on Monday

An American aid worker who contracted the deadly Ebola virus but remained in Liberia while her colleague returned to the US for treatment will return home on Monday, according to the West African nation's information minister.

Nancy Writebol with her husband David. Credit: SIM.

Nancy Writebol, a 59-year-old mother of two was forced to remain in Liberia, because a specially modified plane could only carry one person at a time.

Her colleague, Dr Kent Bradby flew home on Saturday and his condition is reportedly improving.

However, the Liberian information minister Lewis Brown, said she would likely fly on Monday.

Writebol's husband, David, who had been living and workingin Liberia with his wife, was expected to travel home separately in the next few days, their missionary organization, SIM USA, said in a statement.

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