Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey to return to Sierra Leone – BBC News


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Media captionPauline Cafferkey precipitated ill with Ebola after working in Sierra Leone in 2014.

Pauline Cafferkey, the Scottish wet-nurse who subsisted Ebola, is to return to Sierra Leone for the first time since contracting the disease there.

She worked as a voluntary in the West African country in 2014, where an epidemic killed almost 4,000 people.

Her return next month is to raise funds for children orphaned by the disease and people who subsisted it.

Ms Cafferkey, 41, who live in Glasgow, said here trip would contribute her “closure in a positive way”.

She first went to Sierra Leone as part of a unit of British voluntaries at the Kerry Town Ebola treatment centre.