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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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Toronto hospital treats patient for Ebola-like symptoms

A hospital in Toronto is treating a patient with flu-like symptoms who recently visited Nigeria, where a state of emergency has been declared over the Ebola outbreak.

The hospital where the patient is being treated. Credit: Reuters

The patient has been isolated at the Brampton, Ontario hospital as a precautionary measure, CBS News reported.

The World Health Organisation said the spread of Ebola - which has killed nearly 1,000 people - was an international health emergency.

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