Woman thought condition was ‘heartbreak,’ but it was rare brain infection

January 20, 2015 4:35 PM

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Woman thought condition was ‘heartbreak,’ but it was rare brain infection

A 27-year-old UK woman thought her collapse was due to emotional distress from a breakup, but she was actually suffering from a rare brain infection, the Mirror reported.

Keely Shaw, of West Yorkshire, England, was on a day trip to London in November 2013, weeks after breaking up with her boyfriend of 11 months, when she first collapsed. When she returned home, she was unable to remember the following week.

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