Ebola patient arrives at London hospital

An NHS worker who has been diagnosed with Ebola after returning to Glasgow from Sierra Leone has arrived in London for specialist treatment.

A healthcare worker is taken on board a plane at Glasgow Airport as she is moved to the Royal Free Hospital in London.

The woman, who had been working in Sierra Leone with Save the Children, has been in isolation in hospital in Glasgow since yesterday morning and is in a stable condition.

She arrived at the Royal Free Hospital in north London in an RAF truck accompanied by police cars.

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She flew back to the UK via Casablanca in Morocco and London Heathrow, arriving at Glasgow Airport at around 11.30pm on Sunday on a British Airways flight.

She was admitted to hospital early yesterday morning after feeling feverish and was placed into isolation in the Brownlee Unit for Infectious Diseases at the city’s Gartnavel Hospital at 7.50am.

She was transferred from Glasgow Airport on a military-style plane in a quarantine tent surrounded by a group of health workers in full protection suits, bound for London.