The UK's accidentally imported Ebola virus disease (EVD) case, a female healthcare worker returning from deployment in Sierra Leone , last tested negative for Ebola virus on 23rd of January. She was discharged from hospital on 24th of January.
|Timeline of the UK EVD case. |
Green=onset; pink=hospitalization; blue=date of final NEG test on which the 42-day clock started; grey box=country considered, if not yet declared, free of known ongoing Ebola virus transmission.
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All that remains now is for an official announcement...from someone (else) official, singing this achievement from the rooftops.
A Public Health England report (below), posted on the UK government website has already acknowledged the 42 day mark.
A bit understated even for the mother country!
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- World Health Organization Disease Outbreak News (DON)
- Ebola Situation Report - 4 March 2015