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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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Health experts: Travel to Ebola-hit countries is 'low risk'

The World Health Organisation has moved to reassure travellers that visiting countries where Ebola has been reported is still "low risk".

In a statement today, experts said the situation in Nigeria and Guinea was showing "encouraging signs", with one infected person in Nigeria making a full recovery.

They have released some basic advice for people heading to countries with confirmed cases, which include Liberia and Sierra Leone as well as Nigeria and Guinea.

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