WHO: Ebola death toll rises to more than 2,700

A total of 2,793 people have now died from Ebola, the World Health Organisation said.

The organisation reported 5,762 cases across five countries, but said the Ebola outbreak was "pretty much contained" in Senegal and Nigeria.

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British national with Ebola 'to be brought home'

A British national who tested positive for Ebola in Sierra Leone is being evacuated to the UK, a spokesman for Sierra Leone's health ministry has said.

Sidie Yayah Tunis, director of communications for Sierra Leone's health ministry, said the man has been transported to the main airport in the coastal town of Lungi and will fly to Britain today.

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