British HCW Who Contracted Ebola In Sierra Leone Transported To London Hospital
News outlets report on a British health care worker who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone and was transported to a hospital in London.
Associated Press: Official: British Ebola patient to be evacuated
“The first British citizen confirmed to be infected with the deadly Ebola disease is being evacuated from Sierra Leone on a jet sent by the Royal Air Force, a Sierra Leone official said Sunday…” (Roy-Macaulay, 8/24).
Financial Times: London doctors prepare for Ebola patient as crisis worsens in West Africa
“Medics at a London hospital were preparing on Sunday to treat a British health care worker who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone in the first such case for the U.K. since the epidemic erupted in February…” (Ward, 8/24).
Reuters: Plane carrying British Ebola victim leaves Sierra Leone for Britain
“A Royal Air Force plane carrying a British health care worker who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone — the first Briton to catch the deadly virus — took off from the capital Freetown on Sunday bound for Britain…” (8/24).
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