Seriously ill man reaches Australian hospital 16 days after Antarctic medical emergency

April 3, 2015 2:57 AM

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HOBART, Australia – A seriously ill man has reached an Australian hospital more than two weeks after he suffered a medical emergency at a remote Antarctic base.

The Australian Antarctic Division said in a statement that the patient was admitted to a hospital in Hobart, Australia's mostly southerly city, on Friday after he had travelled aboard an icebreaker for 4,800 kilometers (3,000 miles) through rough and ice-jammed seas from Australia's Davis Station on...

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