A military medic from Cambridge who survived Ebola says that she had no qualms about trying the experimental drug MIL 77.Read the full story ›
A military medic from Cambridge who has overcome Ebola has been thanking the doctors who saved her life.
Anna Cross was treated at London's Royal Free Hospital, and she shared an embrace with Dr Michael Jacobs at a press conference today.
The 25-year-old contracted Ebola while volunteering in Sierra Leone.
Cpl Cross is the first person in the world to be treated with the experimental drug MIL 77.
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"Thanks to them, I'm alive. A huge thank you from me and my family."
A former Addenbrooke's nurse, who contracted Ebola while in Sierra Leone, has become the first person in the world to be treated with an experimental drug.
Anna Cross was successfully treated with the experimental Ebola drug MIL 77 at the Royal Free Hospital in London.
The 25-year-old worked at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge before going on to join the Army Reserves.
She then volunteered to help with the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone, where she was taken ill.
Addenbrooke's say that they're "relieved" that she is now OK.
“We are very proud of the contribution that Anna has made in West Africa.
We are pleased and relieved that she has been successfully treated for Ebola by our NHS colleagues at the Royal Free and we are grateful to them.
There is always a place for Anna if she decides she wishes to return to work at Addenbrooke’s. We’d love to have her back on the wards.”
A military medic from Cambridge who tested positive for Ebola has been declared free of the virus.
25-year-old from Corporal Anna Cross is the first person in the world to be treated with the experimental drug Ebola drug MIL 77.
She contracted the virus in while volunteering in Sierra Leone, and was treated at the Royal Free Hospital in London.
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ITV News Anglia's Serena Sandhu has Keir'as story. Click below to watch her report.