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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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World Health Organisation: Ebola death toll rises to 932

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.

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