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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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Two new cases of Ebola identified in Nigeria

Two new cases of Ebola have been identified in Nigeria, health officials have announced.

The people affected are the partners of medical workers who subsequently died after having direct contact with Liberian-American Patrick Sawyer. He flew into Nigeria in July and infected 11 other people according to Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu.

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