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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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British Ebola patient 'receiving excellent care'

British Ebola patient William Pooley is "receiving excellent care" his family said in a statement.

William Pooley has been transferred back to the UK after catching Ebola. Credit: Facebook

We would like to express our thanks to all involved in bringing our son back to the UK.

We have been astounded by the speed and way which the various international and UK government agencies have worked together to get Will home.

Will is receiving excellent care at the Royal Free Hospital and we could not ask for him to be in a better place.

We would like to thank all our family and friends for their best wishes and ask everyone to remember those in other parts of the world suffering with Ebola who do not have access to the same healthcare facilities as Will.

– William Pooley's family

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