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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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213 people in Nigeria under Ebola observation

Nigeria's Health Ministry says a total of 213 people are under surveillance as part of efforts to monitor anyone who may have been exposed to Ebola.

Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu says out of 14 people in the country who are confirmed to have been infected with the virus, five have died, five recovered and were discharged from hospital, while another four are being treated in isolation in Lagos.

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