isolation unit

isolation unit

A hospital unit in which patients suffering from communicable diseases may be separated from other patients.
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Pauline Cafferkey, 39, was admitted to the isolation unit at the Royal Free Hospital in north west London more than a week ago after becoming unwell in Glasgow.
British nurse Will Pooley, 29, was flown home from Sierra Leone with the virus in August and treated - and cured - at the hospital's high-level isolation unit.
The doctors are volunteers with SIM USA, a Christian mission group that operates a 200-bed hospital in Monrovia, as well as a 50-bed isolation unit for Ebola patients.
They are in the Infectious Diseases Isolation Unit at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, one of three units outside London geared up to care for patients with infectious diseases such as Ebola.
Yesterday, she was being treated in a special isolation unit after the couple returned from a charity climb up Mount Kilimanjaro.
She contacted the college, and recalled being told about a need for some equipment, and as an aside, someone mentioned that they really need an isolation unit.
The 24-year-old private is in an isolation unit at the base in Catterick, North Yorks, and three colleagues are being given precautionary anti-viral treatment.
One female red squirrel died earlier this week and a male was last night still being treated at an isolation unit in Colwyn Bay's Welsh Mountain Zoo.
Mr McRae, whose condition became public knowledge six days ago, was treated in an isolation unit at Dundee's Ninewells Hospital after being admitted within the last month.
However, possible British runners such as Tamburlaine and Mugharreb will have to be stabled in an isolation unit for a minimum of five days and their trainers will have extra paperwork to do.
The man, who caught highly-infectious Lassa fever while working in Sierra Leone, was still unconscious on a ventilator in an isolation unit at Coppetts Wood Hospital in Muswell Hill, North London.
Pauline Cafferkey, 39, was re-admitted to the isolation unit at the Royal Free Hospital in north-west London on October 9, months after she was thought to have fought off the Ebola infection.