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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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Irish health service tests body of traveller for Ebola

The body of a person who died after returning to Ireland from Africa recently is being tested for the Ebola virus by the country's health service.

The Health Service Executive for Irelands said in a statement that the remains of a person were discovered early this morning, who had recently travelled to one of the West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak.

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