Dr Mike Jacobs
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Experimental drug for UK Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey

A British nurse who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone is being treated with an experimental anti-viral drug, a doctor has confirmed.

Pauline Cafferkey was diagnosed in Glasgow and transferred to London's Royal Free Hospital on Tuesday.

Infectious diseases specialist Dr Michael Jacobs said that Ms Cafferkey was in the early stages of the disease, and had agreed to the treatment.

  • 31 Dec 2014
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