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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Uganda 'on high alert' over Ebola outbreak

Uganda is on high alert for Ebola since the World Health Organization (WHO) last Wednesday classified neighboring Kenya as a "high-risk" country for the spread of Ebola.

Uganda's Ministry of Health has publicised the current situation and reminded people to be on the lookout for relevant symptoms.

"In Uganda, we've alerted... every week, we alerted the population. We give an update on the status of Ebola in West Africa and still remind people to be alert, to be vigilant", said Anthony Mbonyi, an official with Uganda's Ministry of Health.

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