A British nursery worker has been left paralysed and was unable to breathe without a ventilator for weeks after she was stricken by a mysterious illness while living in Ibiza.
Hayley Bray, 26, from Deal, Kent, was unable to eat, talk or even breath unassisted after she came down with what was initially diagnosed as a urine infection in June.
She had been living and working at a five-star hotel on the island for a few months when she began feeling unwell and within two days she lost all sensation in her limbs.
Ms Bray was airlifted to a larger hospital in Majorca and was flown by air ambulance to England on July 21, where doctors are still baffled by her paralysis.
Haley Bray, 26, from Deal, Kent, was unable to eat, talk or even breath unassisted after she came down with what was initially diagnosed as a urine infection in June (pictured: Ms Bray at the Play Park Apartments in Lanzarote)
Ms Bray (left) on a ventilation system in hospital and posing in a bikini while on holiday in Thailand (right)
Her half-sister Sadie, 24, described how Ms Bray fell ill so rapidly, she had to find the nursery manager online to discover where her relative was.
Ms Bray had told her sister 'I didn't sleep last night. I felt like my bones really hurt,' the Sun reported.
Sadie told the paper: 'I was really worried and messaged her saying she should go to the doctors but Hayley wanted to go to work.
'Once she started her shift her boss could tell she wasn't right and sent her to the hospital.
'At that point they thought she might have a bad urine infection. But then we lost all contact with Hayley.'
Sadie tracked down Ms Bray's boss on Instagram and learned that her half-sister had been rushed to intensive care; her lungs had failed and she was on a ventilator.
After two weeks in intensive care on the island, she was airlifted to Majorca, spending three weeks there where she received