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Ebola crisis: World Bank announces $200m emergency fund

5 August 2014 Last updated at 06:34 BST

The World Bank has announced that it is allocating $200m (£120m) in emergency assistance for West African countries battling to contain the Ebola outbreak.

The money will be distributed to the governments of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea as well as to the World Health Organization.

The number of people killed by the outbreak has reached 887.

Wendy Urquhart reports.