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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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UK troops 'well-trained, well-equipped' for Ebola mission

Lieutenant Colonel Alison McCourt, Commanding Officer of 22 Field Hospital, told ITV News that the British army medics heading for Sierra Leone this morning are "highly trained" and "keen" to begin the mission.

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