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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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Senegalese WHO worker infected with Ebola

A government source in Sierra Leone said the World Health Organisation worker who contracted Ebola in the country was a Senegalese expert working for the WHO in the eastern town of Kailahun, Reuters news agency reported.

The WHO said it was the first time one of its healthcare workers had tested positive for the deadly virus.

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