Ebola

Nurse contracts virus in Spain

6 Oct, 2014

A Spanish nurse is reported to be the first person contract the virus outside Africa. Health Minister Ana Mato says the woman treated Viejo at a Madrid hospital before he died of the virus. The woman went to the Alorcon hospital in the Madrid suburbs with a fever and was placed in isolation. The infection is confirmed by two tests and she was admitted Sunday. The fever was her only symptom. Madrid director of primary health care Antonio Alemany says authorities are drawing up a list of people she had contact with.

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