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The nurse from Suffolk who survived Ebola has hinted he could return to the African country where he contracted the deadly virus.
William Pooley, who's from Eyke near Woodbridge, was treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone when he became ill himself. But the 29-year-old has told a national newspaper he's considered travelling back to the region to help fight the outbreak.
In an interview with the Guardian Mr Pooley suggested both the UK and US governments should do more to tackle the epidemic and admitted he has considered travelling back out there.
He said: "It's a global problem and it needs global-level leadership so Obama and Cameron need to show some more leadership on this issue."
The Suffolk nurse who contracted Ebola while trying to save the lives of those with the disease is back home.
Britain's first confirmed Ebola patient is now free of the deadly disease. 29-year-old nurse William Pooley from Eyke near Woodbridge was infected while working in Sierra Leone.
Journalists had been called to the hospital this morning for an update on his condition and were instead greeted by the man himself.
Click below to watch our report from Serena Sandhu
Ebola patient William Pooley has arrived back home in Suffolk after being released from hospital in London.
This afternoon Mr Pooley arrived back in Eyke near Woodbridge, where his parents Robin and Jackie live, to recuperate with friends and family.
He spoke briefly to reporters waiting outside.
William Pooley from Suffolk, who is the first Briton known to have caught the deadly Ebola virus in the current outbreak in West Africa, says he's been "wonderfully lucky" as he's discharged from hospital.
Click below to hear William talking at the press conference at the Royal Free Hospital in north London.
A volunteer nurse from Suffolk who became the first Briton known to have caught the deadly Ebola virus in the current outbreak in West Africa said that he had been "wonderfully lucky" as he was discharged from hospital.
William Pooley, who's 29, and from the small village of Eyke near Woodbridge, was flown back to the UK for treatment on August 24 after contracting the virus in Sierra Leone.
He praised the "world-class care" he received in a special unit at the Royal Free Hospital in north London. He said: "I was very lucky in several ways."
And he said his symptoms had not progressed to the worst stages of the disease.
At a press conference, he praised the "world-class care" he had received at the hospital and thanked the Government and RAF for getting him home so quickly.
He said he had feared for his life after being diagnosed with the virus and woken by doctors in protective clothing and said "I was worried I was going to die."
William Pooley, who contracted the deadly Ebola virus, is to be discharged from the Royal Free Hospital in north London, a spokesman said.
The first British citizen to contract the deadly Ebola virus has been named as a nurse from Suffolk.
William Pooley, 29, was flown back to the UK last night from Sierra Leone to receive treatment in London. Watch Kate Prout's report below.
Suffolk ebola victim William Pooley told of Sierra Leone's poverty and his brushes with the country's political elite shortly before he was struck down by the potentially deadly virus.
In a moving email printed in the Eyke village newsletter, he described in vivid detail his first impressions of the west African country which he had travelled to for a six-month volunteering stint at a hospice in the capital Freetown.
The 29-year-old nurse was helping to treat locals suffering from Aids, a disease which, according to the UN, 57,000 people live with and remains a lasting legacy of the country's decade-long bloody civil war.
At one village meeting Mr Pooley was confronted with armed guards, singled out by dancing "devils" because of his white skin and sampled the hospitality of the well-heeled locals made rich from the country's controversial diamond mining industry.
He told how he was treated to a show from the "devils" - locals in an assortment of costumes, their faces painted or covered with wooden masks.
But it was not all colourful entertainment and Mr Pooley also revealed the poverty and poor sanitation which blight so many lives there.
The account was printed by his mother Jackie Pooley, who said her son had been touched by the tales of "horror" of those caught up in the country's civil war, which ended in 2002.
William Pooley is being treated in the High Secure Infectious Disease Unit at The Royal Free Hospital, London.
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