Pauline Cafferkey, a Scottish nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola after returning to Britain from Sierra Leone, is in critical condition, The Guardian reports.
Cafferkey, 39, was in Sierra Leone volunteering with a British-built Kerrytown Ebola treatment center. She developed a fever while waiting for a connecting flight to Glasgow at Heathrow Airport, but she was cleared to fly. After her condition worsened in Scotland, Cafferkey contacted officials, who transferred her to a London hospital.
The Royal Free hospital released a short statement on Saturday, which said that Cafferkey's condition "has gradually deteriorated over the past two days and is now critical."
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Her doctors had warned that use of an experimental, anti-viral drug was not guaranteed to improve her condition.
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