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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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Report: First WHO worker 'contracts Ebola virus'

A worker with the World Health Organisation has fallen ill from Ebola, WHO told CNN.

The health worker is in Sierra Leone and receiving care, according to the organisation. No further details were given immediately.

Separately, a British worker infected with the virus has been evacuated, the Department of Health announced.

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