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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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WHO 'admits botching attempt to stop Ebola outbreak'

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reportedly admitted it "botched" its attempt to stop West Africa's Ebola outbreak spreading.

In a draft internal document, obtained by the Associated Press, the WHO noted its experts failed to realise the traditional containment methods in place in the region were not appropriate to stop the spread of the virus.

The document reportedly read: "Nearly everyone involved in the outbreak response failed to see some fairly plain writing on the wall."

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