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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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Hospital where 3 US aid workers caught Ebola 'overrun'

The hospital in Liberia where three American aid workers contracted Ebola has been overwhelmed by a surge in patients, one of the US victims who survived the deadly virus said.

Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol with her husband David. Credit: Todd Sumlin/Charlotte Observer/MCT/ABACAPRESS.COM

Missionary workers Nancy Writebol and her husband David said the facility does not have enough hazard suits and other supplies to keep doctors and nurses safe.

Mr Writebol said: "We don't have enough personal protective safety equipment to adequately be able to safely diagnose if a patient has Ebola so they are putting themselves at risk."

The latest infection of Dr Rick Sacra, an obstetrician who was not even working in the hospital's Ebola unit, shows just how critical protective gear, the couple added.

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