TV Presenter Charlie Webster in Medically Induced Coma After Contracting Disease in Rio
UPDATE: Charlie Webster has been brought out of the medically induced coma, but is being kept on dialysis and is receiving support from a respirator. Webster is conscious and has been able to communicate with her family.
British TV personality Charlie Webster is in a medically induced coma and on life support, her agent confirmed to Sky News.
The sports presenter, 33, has been battling a rare strain of malaria, which she contracted during a trip to Rio de Janeiro.
Webster arrived to Brazil on August 4 after a grueling 3,000-mile charity bike race from London to Rio.