Ebola In The UK?

Returned from West Africa healthcare worker has been detected with Ebola virus and is being treated in hospital in Glasgow, BBC informs.

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She arrived from Sierra Leone on Sunday night and now the woman is in isolation at Glasgow’s Gartnavel Hospital.

According to the available information, all possible contacts with the case are being investigated, including on flights to Scotland via Heathrow.

This case has been confirmed by  UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

It is also known that she will be flown from Glasgow and taken to the Royal Free Hospital in north London as soon as possible.

Mr. Hunt states that the government is doing absolutely everything to keep the UK safe.

The health secretary adds: “We are also reviewing our procedures and protocols for all the other NHS workers who are working at the moment in Sierra Leone.”

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