The World Health Organisation says that the death toll from the Ebola virus has risen to 932, with 45 deaths between August 2-4.
The number of suspected, probable or confirmed cases rose by 108 over the same period to a total of 1,711, WHO said in a statement. Most of the newly reported deaths were in Liberia while the number of cases in Nigeria climbed from 4 to 9, including one previous death.
More than 160 staff will work in a UK-funded facility in Sierra Leone which is due to open in October.
UK trials of a vaccine for the Ebola virus began today - but some experts complain that the response has been a long time coming.
A Swansea doctor who took leave to treat Ebola patients in Africa, is back on the wards after three weeks in isolation.