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Spain: 3 more people with Ebola-like symptoms hospitalised

Three more people showing Ebola-like symptoms have been hospitalised in Madrid, bringing the total to six. One of those six is Teresa Romero, the Spanish nurse who was infected with Ebola.

More than 50 other people are being monitored by Spanish authorities, as anger spreads about how Romero was able to contract the virus.

The nurse told a local broadcaster on Wednesday that she was starting to feel better.

Spain fears Ebola but government says all under control

Spain is well-equipped to contain the Ebola virus, the government says, but many Spaniards are worried about how the disease is being managed after a nurse became the first confirmed case of the deadly virus being contracted outside Africa.

Teresa Romero is being treated in a Madrid hospital. She is one of six people placed in quarantine since Monday while more than 50 healthcare workers are under observation because of their contact with the nurse and two repatriated Catholic missionaries who died of Ebola in Madrid in August and September.

Ebola crisis: Infected Spanish nurse 'may have touched face'

A doctor in Madrid says the Spanish nurse infected with Ebola remembers touching her face with her gloves after treating a dying priest.

The nurse, Teresa Romero, is the first person known to have contracted the deadly virus outside West Africa.

She treated two Spanish missionaries who died from Ebola earlier this year.

Earlier, a World Health Organization adviser warned that more Ebola cases could be expected among medical staff, even in developed countries.

Five people are hospitalised in Spain after a nurse contracts Ebola in Madrid

   

Five people have been hospitalised in Spain after a nurse contracted Ebola after caring for a victim transported back from West Africa.

Madrid health officials have released a video of the room being cleaned where the victim died to show precautions are being taken to prevent the virus spreading.

The nurse who tested positive on Monday is the first person to become infected in Europe.

Four others who have been in contact with her are being monitored in hospital including the nurse’s husband.

Ebola outbreak: Spain investigates new case

Investigations are under way at a hospital in Madrid after a Spanish nurse became the first person known to have contracted the deadly Ebola virus outside West Africa. 

The nurse had treated two Spanish missionaries who died of the disease after being flown home from the region.

The European Commission has asked Spain to explain how the nurse could have become infected.

Some 3,400 people have died in the outbreak - mostly in West Africa.

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