UK EBOLA NURSE DIAGNOSED WITH MENINGITIS IN BIZARRE TWIST

UK EBOLA NURSE DIAGNOSED WITH MENINGITIS IN BIZARRE TWIST

https://birdflu666.wordpress.com/2015/10/21/ebola-nurse-diagnosed-with-meningitis-in-bizarre-new-twist/

Doctors say Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey came close to death from meningitis, but is now recovering.

Dr Mike Jacobs, infectious diseases consultant at the Royal Free hospital in London, said the Ebola virus had remerged around her brain and had lead to viral meningitis.

He said the illness so long after the original infection as “unprecedented”.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/oct/21/ebola-nurse-pauline-cafferkey-condition-serious-but-stable-royal-free-hospital

Unprecdented may also be that Meningitis has been identified as a health consequence of Ebola. I do not know of any similar case of an Ebola survivor contracting Meningitis.

http://www.virology.ws/2015/06/18/long-term-effects-of-ebolavirus-infection/

Also, why did it take so long for the Royal Free hospital to diagnose Meiningitis? Surely, the diagnosis could have been made very quickly?

Why were 26 contacts given an unlicensed Merck Ebola vaccine when it must have been possible to diagnose Meningitis rapidly? If it became apparent very quickly that Pauline Cafferkey was suffering from Meningitis, and not Ebola, as it must have been, why risk the health of 26 other people by giving them an unnecessary and risky vaccine?

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