Sunday, October 19, 2014

Teresa Romero cured of Ebola; Spanish nursing assistant was first person infected outside Africa

From Newsvine: "Tests performed on Romero today could not detect the Ebola virus in her blood, according to Teresa Mesa the family's spokeswoman. The special committee set up by Spain to manage the crisis has confirmed the test result, but a second analysis will be required to confirm the virus' absence. If the negative finding is repeated tomorrow, the medical case will be practically closed.

This news follows yesterday's announcement that Romero was..."

[Update, Tuesday 21 October 2014: Romero has now reportedly tested negative four times and has been officially declared cured.]

Links to two other recent Newsvine posts: 

Teresa Romero subject of political fight

Spain: Elevator capital of the world.

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