Spain ramps up response after first case of Ebola contracted outside Africa

October 7, 2014 11:47 AM

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Spain ramps up response after first case of Ebola contracted outside Africa

Madrid (CNN) -- Spanish health authorities said Tuesday they are monitoring three more potential cases of Ebola in Spain, a day after a nurse's assistant became the first person known to have contracted Ebola outside of Africa in the current outbreak.

The woman helped treat a Spanish missionary and a Spanish priest, both of whom had contracted Ebola in West Africa. Both died after returning to Spain.

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