quarta-feira, 31 de dezembro de 2014

United Kingdom: nurse contaminated with Ebola transferred to the isolation unit

The health care professional, working for the NGO Save the Children, had been diagnosed on Monday in Glasgow, a day after returning from Sierra Leone, one of the countries affected by the epidemic.

Two other suspected cases in the South of England and in Scotland, took the Health Minister to stress that "the Government is doing everything necessary to ensure the security of the British people". Jeremy Hunt says himself "satisfied" by the fact that "the protocols and procedures tested during months they have now" effect.

The nurse of Glasgow, which is the first case of Ebola diagnosed on British soil, will be treated in an isolation unit of a high level.

Rodrigo Barbosa | With AFP

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