UPDATE 1-Spanish nurse first to contract Ebola outside West Africa

October 6, 2014 5:38 PM

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MADRID Oct 6 (Reuters) - A Spanish nurse who last month treated a priest in Madrid who died of Ebola has tested positive for the disease, becoming the first to contract it outside West Africa, a source within the health authorities said on Monday.

The nurse treated elderly priest Manuel Garcia Viejo at the Madrid hospital Carlos III when he was repatriated from Sierra Leone with the disease.

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