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Spanish nurse diagnosed with Ebola cleared of disease

Spanish nurse diagnosed with Ebola cleared of disease

October 22, 2014

MADRID, Oct 21 — A Spanish nurse infected with Ebola in Madrid while caring for a priest who later died of the virus has been cleared of the deadly disease after testing negative two times in a row, doctors said today. “We consider her cured of the Ebola virus by World Health Organization criteria,” said Jose Ramon Arribas, doctor at the Carlos III Hospital in Madrid where the nurse is being treated. Teresa Romero, 44, was diagnosed with Ebola two weeks ago, becoming the first... Read more

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  • Judge Thokozile Masipa speaks during the sentencing hearing of South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. — Reuters pic

    Judge Thokozile Masipa speaks during the sentencing hearing of South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. — Reuters pic Read More

  • South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius attends his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. — Reuters pic

    South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius attends his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. — Reuters pic Read More

  • South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius attends his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. — Reuters pic

    South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius attends his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. — Reuters pic Read More

  • South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius attends his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. — Reuters pic

    South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius attends his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. — Reuters pic Read More

  • Carl Pistorius, brother of South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, attends the sentencing hearing of Oscar Pistorius at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. — Reuters pic

    Carl Pistorius, brother of South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, attends the sentencing hearing of Oscar Pistorius at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. — Reuters pic Read More

  • South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius (front left) holds the hands of family members after being sentenced at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. — Reuters pic

    South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius (front left) holds the hands of family members after being sentenced at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. — Reuters pic Read More

  • South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius reacts after he was sentenced at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. — Reuters pic

    South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius reacts after he was sentenced at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. — Reuters pic Read More

  • Barry and June Steenkamp, parents of Reeva Steenkamp, arrive at the high court for the trial of South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria on October 21, 2014. — AFP pic

    Barry and June Steenkamp, parents of Reeva Steenkamp, arrive at the high court for the trial of South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria on October 21, 2014. — AFP pic Read More

  • South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius (centre) enters a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. — Reuters pic

    South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius (centre) enters a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. — Reuters pic Read More