The death toll from the Ebola virus outbreak has risen to 961 by 6 August, with 68 new cases and 29 deaths reported in the four affected countries, the World Health Organisation said.
As it reaches seven months since the Ebola outbreak started we take a look at the timeline of events leading up to the spread of the virus.
More than 100 British personnel are arriving in Sierra Leone to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Here's what else the UK is doing.
A man has been filmed helping an Ebola patient onto a plane without wearing any protective equipment.