Ebola death toll rises to above 2,600

More than 2,600 people have now died from Ebola, the World Health Organisation said.

The organisation reported more than 5,000 cases across west Africa, describing the crisis as "unparalleled in modern times".

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WHO declare international state of emergency on Ebola

A British doctor tackling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has spoken of his fear of treating patients.

Oliver Johnson told ITV News that despite the risks he has to hold his nerve even as the World Health Organisation declared and international state of emergency.

ITV News Correspondent Paul Davies reports:

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