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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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Vomiting tourist 'causes Ebola scare at the Pentagon'

Part of the Pentagon's car park has been cordoned off after a vomiting tourist reportedly sparked an Ebola scare.

A team dressed in protective hazmat suits were dispatched to the US Defence Department headquarters in Arlington County, Virginia, as a precaution after responding medics learned the woman had recently travelled to the US from Africa, local news site ARLnow.com reported.

The touring group had arrived to visit the Pentagon Memorial when the woman fell ill. Credit: Reuters/Jason Reed

The woman was reportedly taken to a local hospital while a significant section of the Pentagon's southern car park was taped off and non-Pentagon workers told to avoid the area.

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