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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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Obama keeping an 'open mind' on Ebola travel bans

US President Barack Obama is willing to keep an "open mind" on whether to establish travel bans to help contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus, the White House has said.

A spokesperson said Mr Obama will not establish a ban at this point but has it as an option as he evaluates the changing circumstances in his response to the epidemic.

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