British Ebola nurse may return to Africa 'within weeks'

The British nurse who survived Ebola has hinted he could return to the country where he contracted the deadly virus within "a few weeks".

In an interview with the Guardian, the 29-year-old volunteer nurse from Suffolk said, "It's the least I could do to go back and return the favour to some other people, even just for a little while."

A football stadium in the Liberian capital Monrovia will be converted to house two large Ebola treatment units, Fifa has announced.

The football federation said it had teamed up with the World Health Organisation and the United Nations to transform the Antoinette Tubman Stadium for use in the fight against the epidemic.

The World Health Organisation announced that the death toll from the Ebola outbreak has now risen to at least 2,296 out of 4,293 cases.

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US Ebola survivor: 'Our prayers are with West Africa'

American Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol has spoken for the first time since she was evacuated from Liberia to be treated in the US.

Nancy Writebol speaks for the first time since her recovery Credit: APTN

"Our prayers are with you in West Africa," the missionary aid worker told a press conference. She added: "There are many mornings when I woke up and thought 'I'm alive'!"

She also said that she believed her recovery was due to her faith as well as the experimental drug ZMapp and the care she received in Liberia and the US.

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