British Ebola nurse may return to Africa 'within weeks'

The British nurse who survived Ebola has hinted he could return to the country where he contracted the deadly virus within "a few weeks".

In an interview with the Guardian, the 29-year-old volunteer nurse from Suffolk said, "It's the least I could do to go back and return the favour to some other people, even just for a little while."

A football stadium in the Liberian capital Monrovia will be converted to house two large Ebola treatment units, Fifa has announced.

The football federation said it had teamed up with the World Health Organisation and the United Nations to transform the Antoinette Tubman Stadium for use in the fight against the epidemic.

The World Health Organisation announced that the death toll from the Ebola outbreak has now risen to at least 2,296 out of 4,293 cases.

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Four injured as locals try to leave Ebola quarantine area

At least four people have been injured in clashes between police and a quarantined neighbourhood in Liberia.

Sections of the capital city Monrovia have been sealed off as part of government efforts to stop the spread of Ebola.

Police fired live rounds and tear gas at the crowds, which threw stones at officers as they tried to escape the West Point neighbourhood.

It comes as the World Health Organisation revealed the death toll from the virus has reached 1,350, with Liberia reporting more deaths in recent days than any of the other affected countries.

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