WHO: Ebola death toll rises to more than 2,700

A total of 2,793 people have now died from Ebola, the World Health Organisation said.

The organisation reported 5,762 cases across five countries, but said the Ebola outbreak was "pretty much contained" in Senegal and Nigeria.

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Experimental Ebola drug to treat just two doctors

An experimental Ebola drug being sent to Liberia will only have enough doses to treat two infected doctors.

The US government has approved the export of Zmapp following a request from the West African county.

The doctors who will receive the treatment have consented in writing to having it.

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