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Spanish priest Pajares with Ebola dies

August 12, 2014 02:54 pm | Updated November 16, 2021 07:17 pm IST - MADRID

Spanish priest Miguel Pajares died on Tuesday at Carlos III Hospital, where he was being treated.

Spanish priest Miguel Pajares died on Tuesday at Carlos III Hospital, where he was being treated.

A spokeswoman for a Madrid hospital said a Spanish missionary priest, who was evacuated from Liberia last week after testing positive for Ebola has died.

The spokeswoman said Miguel Pajares died on Tuesday at Carlos III Hospital, where he was being treated.

Spain’s Health Ministry said on Monday it had obtained a course of the U.S.-made experimental drug ZMapp over the weekend to treat the priest. The Madrid hospital on Tuesday would not confirm that he had been treated with the drug, but his order said earlier he would be.

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