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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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Number of Nigerian Ebola cases rises to 10

At least 10 people have contracted the Ebola virus in Nigeria, up from seven at the last count, according to the country's health minister.

All of them had primary contact with Patrick Sawyer who collapsed on arrival at Lagos airport on July 25th, Onyebuchi Chukwu told a news conference.

Sawyer was one of two people who died from the disease.

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