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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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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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