Ebola death toll rises to above 2,600

More than 2,600 people have now died from Ebola, the World Health Organisation said.

The organisation reported more than 5,000 cases across west Africa, describing the crisis as "unparalleled in modern times".

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Doctor being treated with new Ebola drug 'has died'

An African doctor who was being treated for the Ebola virus with the experimental drug ZMapp has died, according to Liberia's Information Minister Lewis Brown.

Asked to confirm the death of doctor Abraham Borbor in the country's capital Monrovia, he said: "That is correct. He died yesterday."

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