NEWS: British Ebola Nurse In Less Critical Condition

0
5
Reading Time: < 1 minute
By Dickson Blessing

   Pauline Carffekey a British nurse who contracted Ebola while working as a volunteer in Sierra Leone “is no longer critically ill” the hospital treating her in London had said on Monday.

   
 The hospital had reported in a statement that the nurse had been responsive to treatment but still on isolation.
    
 She had contracted the dangerous disease while working as a volunteer in Sierra Leone. She was diagnosed at Glasgow on December 29 and transferred to Royal Free which has the only isolation ward for Ebola patients in London.
  
 The vast majority of Ebola cases had been in Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone. WHO had said that
A total of 838 healthcare workers are known to have contracted the virus and 495 of them had died as of the 4th of January.