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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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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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