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Old 02-23-2016, 05:26 PM   #1
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Default Pauline McCafferkey back in Royal Free Hospital

Scots nurse Pauline Cafferkey has been flown to London after being admitted to hospital in Glasgow for a third time since contracting Ebola.
The 40-year-old from South Lanarkshire had been in a "stable" condition at Glasgow's Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
She was put on an RAF Hercules aircraft which took her to London where she was taken to the Royal Free Hospital.
Ms Cafferkey was treated there twice in 2015 after contracting Ebola in Sierra Leone the previous year.
A spokesman for the Royal Free said she had been transferred to the hospital "due to a late complication from her previous infection by the Ebola virus".
The spokesman added: "She will now be treated by the hospital's infectious diseases team under nationally agreed guidelines.
"The Ebola virus can only be transmitted by direct contact with the blood or bodily fluids of an infected person while they are symptomatic so the risk to the general public remains low and the NHS has well established and practised infection control procedures in place."

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said Ms Cafferkey had been admitted to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow "under routine monitoring by the Infectious Diseases Unit".
The health board said she was "undergoing further investigations and her condition remains stable".


Poor woman. There seem to be long term effects that just won't quit.
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poor woman can not catch a break. Horrible
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Yikes! Whatever the complication is - I hope for her sake this is resolved quickly.

Has anyone heard of any others having to return to hospital more than once?
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