Briton discharged after Ebola treatment

September 03, 2014 05:02 pm | Updated December 04, 2021 11:27 pm IST - LONDON

A British man infected with the deadly Ebola virus has been released from a London hospital after making a full recovery.

William Pooley, who had worked as a nurse treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, on Wednesday thanked the Royal Free Hospital staff for its successful treatment of his case. He had been cared for in a special isolated unit.

The 29-year-old was flown back to Britain on August 24, 2014.

The Ebola outbreak has been centred in West Africa in the countries of Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria.

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