October 20, 2015

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey critically ill in deterioration that shocks experts

Sarah Boseley health editor, The Guardian

Pauline Cafferkey, the nurse who suffered complications from the Ebola infection she contracted while volunteering in west Africa, is now critically ill, the Royal Free hospital in London has said.

The announcement shocked medical experts. While it is recognised that the virus can linger in parts of the body after a patient has recovered, it has never before been known to trigger potentially lethal disease months after the initial illness. ... read more

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