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Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey's condition improves to 'serious but stable'

Nurse Pauline Cafferkey remains in hospital following Ebola relapse

Doctors treating nurse Pauline Cafferkey for Ebola say her condition has improved from critically ill to serious but stable.

Ms Cafferkey, a community nurse from South Lanarkshire has been in isolation at the Royal Free Hospital in London since October 9 after being flown from Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.

She contracted the virus while working at an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone in December last year. She was discharged from the Royal Free in January, but became unwell again earlier this month.

The illness was intially thought to be a complication related to the infection, but was later confirmed to be a full relapse.

Doctors treating nurse Pauline Cafferkey for Ebola say her condition has improved from critically ill to serious but stable. 

Ms Cafferkey, a community nurse from South Lanarkshire has been in isolation at the Royal Free Hospital in London since October 9 after being flown from Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.

She contracted the virus while working at an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone in December last year. She was discharged from the Royal Free in January, but became unwell again earlier this month.

The illness was intially thought to be a complication related to the infection, but was later confirmed to be a full relapse.

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