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Ebola-infected Spanish priest becomes first man to die in Europe

The first European infected by a strain of Ebola, Spanish priest Miguel Pajares, has died in hospital, Reuters reported, citing a spokeswoman for Madrid health authorities.

Pajares, 75, was airlifted from Liberia on August 7 after contracting the disease.

The priest worked for a non-governmental organization in the African country. Co-worker Juliana Bohi, a nun who was also repatriated, has tested negative for the disease.

Credit: Reuters

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