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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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Liberia residents clash with police over Ebola quarantine

Liberia security forces dressed in riot gear control a crowd of people in the West Point area. Credit: Reuters

Residents in Liberia have clashed with security forces over the government's attempts to enforce a quarantine on a West Point neighbourhood in the capital Monrovia in a bid to stop the spread of the Ebola virus.

At least four people were injured after police fired live rounds and teargas yesterday.

Liberian security forces stand in front of protesters after clashes at West Point neighbourhood in Monrovia. Credit: Reuters

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