A UK military healthcare worker in Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola, Public Health England said today.
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Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death of one of his security guards from Ebola.
Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana is set to become acting president later today when President Ernest Bai Koroma leaves Sierra Leone to attend a European Union conference on Ebola in Belgium.
Mr Sam-Sumana will carry out his duties as president from his home.
He is the highest ranking African official to be in quarantine in this Ebola outbreak, which has killed around 10,000 people.
Mr Sam-Sumana voluntarily decided to quarantine himself for 21 days following the death of one of his security personnel.
He called on all those who have been in contact with the dead man to also put themselves in quarantine.
The British nurse who was on the brink of death from Ebola, left hospital tonight saying she is "happy to be alive."
Pauline Cafferkey spent almost a month in a special isolation unit in London, after the disease struck when she returned from voluntary work in Sierra Leone.
Now completely free of the virus, she paid tribute to the hospital staff who saved her life.
Rebecca Barry reports.
Prime Minister David Cameron has praised nurse Pauline Cafferkey for her bravery following her complete recovery after contracting the Ebola virus.
Mr Cameron said it was "great" seeing her look so well after her battle with the disease.
Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey said she is "happy to be alive" after being released from the Royal Free hospital and completely recovering from Ebola.
Ms Cafferkey has been speaking about her ordeal and said when she was initially told her diagnosis she was "frightened".
Scottish nurse, Pauline Cafferkey, who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone has made a complete recovery and been discharged from hospital.
Pauline Cafferkey is now free of the virus after more than three weeks in hospital, where she was critically ill for a time.
She said she is "happy to be alive" and thanked staff at the Royal Free Hospital in London who she said saved her life.
I feel quite weak, but I'm looking forward to going home. I want to say a big thank you to the staff who treated me... They saved my life."
Ms Cafferkey was diagnosed with Ebola after returning to Glasgow and was initially admitted to the city's Gartnavel Hospital on December 29th, then transferred to the Royal Free the following day.
The nurse, from Cambuslang in South Lanarkshire, had volunteered with Save The Children at the Ebola Treatment Centre in Kerry Town before returning to the UK.
British nurse Pauline Cafferkey, who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, is showing signs of improvement and is no longer critically ill, the Royal Free Hospital in London said.
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Officials from Public Health England and Health Protection Scotland are reviewing the UK's screening procedures for Ebola.
The review comes after it emerged nurse Pauline Cafferkey, who is being treated in a London hospital for the illness, had been cleared to fly from London to Glasgow despite her temperature being checked seven times after she landed at Heathrow.
Ms Cafferkey was admitted to an isolation facility at Glasgow's Gartnavel Hospital on 29th December.
After a blood sample tested positive for Ebola, she was transferred by military plane to the Royal Free Hospital the following day. Her condition deteriorated in the new year and remains critical.