Second Person Tests Negative For Ebola In Madrid – Health Authority

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Updated October 8, 2014

EbolaSpanish health authorities said on Wednesday that another person being monitored in Madrid for Ebola had tested negative for the disease.

The man, a Spaniard who had travelled from Nigeria, was one of several people hospitalised after authorities confirmed on Monday that a Spanish nurse had caught the disease in Madrid.

A second nurse was also cleared of Ebola. A third nursing assistant was hospitalised late on Tuesday for monitoring, a source at La Paz hospital said – bringing the number of people examined in hospital for Ebola to five, two of whom tested negative.