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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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Doctor is second confirmed Nigerian case of Ebola

The doctor who treated the first Ebola victim in Nigeria has contracted the deadly disease, authorities have confirmed.

Nigerian health minister Onyebuchi Chukwu said three others who also treated Liberian-American victim Patrick Sawyer, who died on July 25 days after arriving in Nigeria from Liberia, are now showing symptoms.

Their tests results are pending, he added.

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