Spanish Ebola-infected nurse clear of virus, 15 others not showing symptoms, officials say

October 20, 2014 12:06 AM

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The nursing assistant who became infected with Ebola in Spain continues to improve and an initial test shows she is now clear of all traces of the virus nearly two weeks after she was hospitalized.

Teresa Romero, 44, is the first person known to have contracted the disease outside West Africa when she tested positive for the virus Oct. 6. She has been in quarantine at Carlos III hospital in Madrid since then.

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