Ebola in the UK: Patient moved from Glasgow to London


Metro

An Ebola patient is put on a Hercules transport plane at Glasgow Airport in Scotland December 30, 2014, to be transported to London. A healthcare worker has been diagnosed with Ebola a day after flying home to Glasgow from Sierra Leone, the Scottish government said on Monday. UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt confirmed that the woman would be flown to a specialist unit at Royal Free Hospital in London, local media reported.    REUTERS/Stringer       (BRITAIN - Tags: DISASTER HEALTH) An Ebola patient is put on a Hercules transport plane at Glasgow Airport (Picture: Reuters)

An NHS worker who has been diagnosed with Ebola after returning to Glasgow from Sierra Leone is on the way to specialist facilities in London this morning.

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 currently in a stable condition.

She flew back to the UK via Casablanca and London Heathrow, arriving at Glasgow Airport at around 11.30pm on Sunday evening 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…

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Judge Not by Appearance


The Mad Hatters

screengrab of draft postsI’ve had a post sitting in my draft folder since xmas eve

it’s the sort of post I like – that shows folk in a good light – but some gut feeling stopped me from posting it, till now. Read my original preamble to the post, watch the video, then click ‘continue reading’ tab . . .

folk end up on the street for a variety of reasons and those that do are not all drug addicts, alcoholics, or petty thieves

what held me back from putting this vid on madhatters?

it was a feeling that . . .

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2014 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,600 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people.

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Kim Kardashian Disses Her Mom Kris Jenner In Harsh & Scathing Email


Hollywood Life

Watch out! There’s a new fashion police officer in town: Kim Kardashian. The queen of reality TV criticized her mother’s outfit in a candid email on Dec. 10. Kris Jenner took a screen shot of her daughter’s diss and posted it on Instagram. See it here!

Kim Kardashian, 34, used to receive fashion feedback from her husband, Kanye West, 37, but now she’s giving advice to her mom, Kris Jenner, 59. In a hilarious and incredibly misspelled Dec. 10 email that Kris recently shared on Instagram, Kim held nothing back while hating on one of her mom’s trademark looks. Fortunately, Kris has developed thick skin and took Kim’s criticism in stride.

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