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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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Liberia imposes curfew 'to prevent the spread of Ebola'

Liberia's government has imposed an overnight curfew in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, state radio has reported.

Soldiers from the Liberian army monitor a border checkpoint as part of Operation White Shield to control the Ebola outbreak. Credit: REUTERS/Sabrina Karim

The curfew will run from 9pm to 6am local time, the report added.

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