Mekala Osborne caught a Cambodian forest virus while travelling in South East Asia last September. Doctors gave her a 5% chance of survival. The 22-year-old was flown back to Edinburgh where she’s been recovering ever since, including learning to walk again after nine months.
Mekala Osborne has been making amazing strides in her recovering after falling seriously ill in south-east Asia last November.
Mekala Osborne was travelling around Asia in September last year when she took unwell.
Mekala Osborne was given less than a 5% chance of survival
Fitness instructor Mekala Osborne was given just a five percent chance of surviving the killer bug she contracted in September while in South East Asia.
Mekala Osborne, 22, had been complaining of a sore throat and was coughing up blood in the days before being diagnosed