Pauline Cafferkey was admitted to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital this morning under the care of the Infectious Diseases Unit. Due to Ms Cafferkey’s past medical history, appropriate precautionary measures were taken whilst further investigations were carried out.
We are pleased to report that tests for the Ebola virus are negative. She remains in a stable condition in the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. We want to repeat our previous reassurance that there is no risk to the public.
We will not be issuing further statements and would ask that Pauline’s privacy and right to medical confidentiality be respected.