Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Spanish priest being treated for ebola dies

Health workers load Ebola patient, Spanish priest Miguel Pajares, into an ambulance on the tarmac of Torrejon airbase in Madrid, after he was repatriated from Liberia for treatment in Spain, August 7, 2014.    REUTERS/Ministry of Defence/Handout via Reuters

75 year old Spanish priest Miguel Pajares, the first European infected by Ebola has died in hospital in Madrid.
Before his death he was being treated with the experimental drug ZMapp, manufactured by U.S. company Mapp Biopharmaceutical.

He died at  the Carlos III hospital, where he had been in quarantine since his return from West Africa where the strain of Ebola has killed more than 1,000 people

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