UK nurse who contracted Ebola is readmitted to hospitalBMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i1134 (Published 24 February 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i1134
- Anne Gulland
Pauline Cafferkey, the Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola virus disease while working in Sierra Leone, has been readmitted to hospital with symptoms relating to the disease for a second time.
Cafferkey spent almost a month in a special isolation unit at the Royal Free Hospital in London at the beginning of last year after contracting Ebola while working in a Save the Children clinic in Kerry Town, Sierra Leone.
She was then readmitted to the Royal Free in October after developing meningitis …