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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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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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