Ebola death toll rises to above 2,600

More than 2,600 people have now died from Ebola, the World Health Organisation said.

The organisation reported more than 5,000 cases across west Africa, describing the crisis as "unparalleled in modern times".

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Berlin: Woman with 'Ebola-like symptoms' hospitalised

Emergency services in Berlin cordoned off a job centre and took a woman with Ebola-like symptoms to hospital, German media reported.

There was no immediate official information on the woman's identity or condition nor on whether she had travelled from the epidemic area in West Africa.

Reuters reporters on the scene said other people at the job centre had been allowed to leave.

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