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Ebola: Female Health Worker confirmed with Virus in Glasgow



A female health worker who returned from Sierra Leone on Sunday night has been diagnosed with Ebola.

She is currently being treated at a hospital in Glasgow. According to Jeremy Hunt, the UK Health Secretary who confirmed the news, she is isolation at Glasgow’s Gartnavel Hospital.

BBC reports that all possible contacts with the case are being investigated, including on flights to Scotland via Heathrow.

Hunt told reporters that she will be flown from Glasgow and taken to the Royal Free Hospital in north London “as soon as we possibly can.”

The hospital is also where a British nurse William Pooley who contracted the virus was treated.


  1. Ladydoctor

    December 30, 2014 at 8:31 am

    BN, why have you made these smiling nurses of National Hospital, Abuja your poster people for Ebola? Why not use a more generic photo, like one of the virus?

  2. mulikat

    December 30, 2014 at 10:46 am

    You should stop useing that pic,of our worker for any Ebola issue,b4 they said is naija again with ebola pls,God help our African brothers and sister,to find cure to this ebola and educate them to keep out from tradition for now,till ebola is wipe out,then they can go back to their tradition.

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