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UK to boost funding for fight against Ebola

It urges fellow European countries to do more to help with the health crisis in West African countries

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DEADLY VIRUS: Health workers removing the body of a 29-year-old man who died of Ebola in Monrovia, Liberia last month. The number of people infected with the virus since December when the current outbreak began has risen to more than 9,900, of whom more than 4,877 have already died.

Brussels

WITH the World Health Organization warning that Ebola is still spreading "exponentially" in the hardest hit countries of West Africa, Britain on Thursday indicated it would sharply increase its funding to fight the disease and pushed fellow European countries that have been less