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First case of Ebola found in Britain

By Agence France-Presse in Glasgow ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-12-31 07:45:10

Patient confirmed as healthcare worker recently returned from west Africa

A healthcare worker recently back from Sierra Leone was diagnosed with Ebola on Monday by doctors in Scotland's largest city, the first diagnosis of the deadly virus in Britain during the current outbreak.

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed that the patient was a female health worker who had been working on the "front line" with Ebola patients, and was currently in a stable condition in hospital.

First case of Ebola found in Britain

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