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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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WHO withdraws staff from Sierra Leone Ebola lab

The World Health Organisation has temporarily pulled out staff from a laboratory testing for Ebola at Kailahun in eastern Sierra Leone after one of its medical workers there became infected.

"It's a temporary measure to take care of the welfare of our remaining workers," WHO spokesperson Christy Feig told Reuters. "After our assessment, they will return." A WHO spokesman said.

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