Ebola victim named as Pauline Cafferkey

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Ebola victim named as Pauline Cafferkey

A health worker who returned from Sierra Leone on a British Airways flight via Casablanca and London has been named as Pauline Cafferkey. 

Ms Cafferkey arrived in Glasgow but has since been transferred to the Royal Free Hospital. She is being kept in an isolation ward. 

The hospital have currently released no official statement about her condition except to say he has been admitted. 

Officials are tracing passengers on the flight Ms Cafferkey took into Glasgow but say the risk to the public is low. Scottish First Minister Nicola sturgeon described the risk as “extremely low to the point of negligible”.

Ms Cafferkey was one of 50 NHS healthcare workers who volunteered in Sierra Leone. 

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