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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Ebola: US workers recover as Ireland awaits test results

As medics await test results on a man from Ireland who may have contracted the Ebola virus, two US aid workers have been discharged after making a full recovery.

Dr Kent Brantly and aid worker Nancy Writebol underwent intensive, experimental treatment at Emory University Hospital after contracting the disease while in Liberia.

ITV News correspondent Lewis Vaughan Jones reports:

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