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Cheryl Cole left intensive care and has been transferred to a private clinic

Cheryl Cole left intensive care and has been transferred to a private clinic

Cheryl Cole from Girls Aloud

Cheryl Cole from Girls Aloud

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Girls Aloud Tour 2008

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Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole wins the Woman of the Year Award at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in Berkeley Square, London.

Cheryl Cole wins the Woman of the Year Award at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in Berkeley Square, London.

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British group Girls Aloud, from left, Nadine Coyle, Kimberly Walsh, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl Cole  arrive at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

British group Girls Aloud, from left, Nadine Coyle, Kimberly Walsh, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl Cole arrive at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

Joel Ryan

British band Girls Aloud, from left, Nadine Coyle, Kimberly Walsh, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl Cole arrive at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

British band Girls Aloud, from left, Nadine Coyle, Kimberly Walsh, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl Cole arrive at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

Joel Ryan

British group Girls Aloud, from left, Nadine Coyle, Kimberly Walsh, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl Cole  arrive at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

British group Girls Aloud, from left, Nadine Coyle, Kimberly Walsh, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Cheryl Cole arrive at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

Joel Ryan

British group Girls Aloud perform at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/MJ Kim)

British group Girls Aloud perform at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/MJ Kim)

MJ Kim

British group Girls Aloud perform at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/MJ Kim)

British group Girls Aloud perform at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/MJ Kim)

MJ Kim

British group Girls Aloud perform at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/MJ Kim)

British group Girls Aloud perform at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/MJ Kim)

MJ Kim

British group Girls Aloud pose backstage at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009 after winning a prize for best British Single of the year. From left, Cheryl Cole, Sarah Harding, Nadine Coyle, Nicola Roberts and Kimberly Walsh. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

British group Girls Aloud pose backstage at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009 after winning a prize for best British Single of the year. From left, Cheryl Cole, Sarah Harding, Nadine Coyle, Nicola Roberts and Kimberly Walsh. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

Joel Ryan

British band Girls Aloud react after collecting the Best British Single Award  at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/MJ Kim)

British band Girls Aloud react after collecting the Best British Single Award at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court exhibition centre in London, England, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/MJ Kim)

MJ Kim

British band Girls Aloud react after collecting the Best British Single Award  at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court

British band Girls Aloud react after collecting the Best British Single Award at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court

MJ Kim

LONDON - FEBRUARY 18:  Cheryl Cole of Girls Aloud poses after winning the Best British Single backstage at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court on February 18, 2009 in London, England.  (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

LONDON - FEBRUARY 18: Cheryl Cole of Girls Aloud poses after winning the Best British Single backstage at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court on February 18, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

Tim Whitby

LONDON - FEBRUARY 18:  Sarah Harding of Girls Aloud poses after winning the Best British Single backstage at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court on February 18, 2009 in London, England.  (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

LONDON - FEBRUARY 18: Sarah Harding of Girls Aloud poses after winning the Best British Single backstage at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court on February 18, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

Tim Whitby

LONDON - FEBRUARY 18:  Nadine Coyle of Girls Aloud poses after winning the Best British Single backstage at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court on February 18, 2009 in London, England.  (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

LONDON - FEBRUARY 18: Nadine Coyle of Girls Aloud poses after winning the Best British Single backstage at the Brit Awards 2009 at Earls Court on February 18, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

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Cheryl Cole left intensive care and has been transferred to a private clinic

Cheryl Cole has left intensive care and has been transferred to a private clinic.

The singer has been battling the potentially deadly disease malaria.

Cole was transferred to University College London Hospital, which is home to the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, in the centre of the capital.

A statement issued on Cole's behalf said: "Cheryl Cole today came out of intensive care and has left UCLH.

"She has now been transferred to a private clinic where she will remain for her recovery."

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