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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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Canada to 'donate 800 to 1,000 doses of Ebola vaccine'

Canada is to donate 800 to 1,000 doses of Ebola vaccine to World Health Organisation for use in Africa, according to a minister.

"Our government is committed to doing everything we can to support our international partners, including providing staff to assist with the outbreak response, funding and access to our experimental vaccine," Canadian Health Minister Rona Ambrose said in a statement.

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