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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Immigration centre detainee tests negative for Ebola

A woman from Sierra Leone who was taken ill at an immigration removal centre has tested negative for Ebola.

The woman was being held at Dungavel Detention Centre in South Lanarkshire when she fell ill and was taken to hospital to undergo tests for the virus which has killed at least 1,145 people across west Africa.

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