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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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Suspected Ebola patient tested at California hospital

A suspected Ebola patient has been admitted to a hospital in northern California, health officials have said.

Blood samples will now be tested by federal disease control experts.

If the patient tests positive, it would be the first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States, aside from two American relief workers who flew back for treatment after contracting the disease in Liberia.

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