British Ebola nurse may return to Africa 'within weeks'

The British nurse who survived Ebola has hinted he could return to the country where he contracted the deadly virus within "a few weeks".

In an interview with the Guardian, the 29-year-old volunteer nurse from Suffolk said, "It's the least I could do to go back and return the favour to some other people, even just for a little while."

A football stadium in the Liberian capital Monrovia will be converted to house two large Ebola treatment units, Fifa has announced.

The football federation said it had teamed up with the World Health Organisation and the United Nations to transform the Antoinette Tubman Stadium for use in the fight against the epidemic.

The World Health Organisation announced that the death toll from the Ebola outbreak has now risen to at least 2,296 out of 4,293 cases.

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WHO: Ebola death toll in west Africa reaches 1,427

The number of people killed in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 1,427 according to the World Health Organisation.

In its latest update the WHO reported 142 new suspected, probable and confirmed cases of Ebola and 77 more deaths from the four affected countries - Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone.

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