Nurse infected with Ebola in Spain cleared of disease


MADRID - A Spanish nurse infected with Ebola in Madrid while caring for a priest who later died of the virus has been cleared of the deadly disease after testing negative two times in a row, doctors said on Tuesday.

Passenger from evacuated Madrid plane tests negative for Ebola

MADRID - The Nigerian passenger who was taken to a Madrid hospital from an Air France plane by police-escorted ambulance over fears he was suffering from Ebola has tested negative for the disease, the Spanish government said on Friday.

World, 17 Oct 2014

Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, N.Z., Spain win U.N. Council seats

UNITED NATIONS - Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, New Zealand and Spain won seats on the United Nations Security Council on Thursday for two years from Jan. 1, 2015.

World, 17 Oct 2014

Canada supplies small amounts of Ebola treatment to Spain, Norway

WINNIPEG Manitoba - Canada has supplied small amounts of an experimental Ebola treatment to Spain and Norway to treat infected healthcare workers, the Public Health Agency of Canada said on Wednesday.

World, Norway, 15 Oct 2014

Spain's Rajoy says "chapter of dialogue" is opened with Catalonia

MADRID - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Wednesday that a new "chapter of dialogue" was being opened with Catalonia after the northeastern region dropped plans to hold a referendum on independence from Spain next month.

World, 15 Oct 2014

Spanish nurse with Ebola slightly better, doctors say

MADRID - The Spanish nurse with Ebola, the first person to contract the disease outside West Africa, is slightly better, doctors said on Tuesday, and she remains the only known case in the country.

World, 14 Oct 2014

Catalonia calls off independence referendum from Spain, will hold "consultation"

MADRID - Catalonia has dropped plans to hold a referendum on independence from Spain next month but will instead hold a "consultation of citizens", the region's head said on Tuesday.

World, 14 Oct 2014

Spain to increase Ebola training as nurse remains seriously ill

MADRID - Spain will ramp up training for health workers and emergency services dealing with Ebola cases, authorities said on Monday, as a nurse who caught the virus in Madrid after caring for infected patients remained seriously ill.

World, 13 Oct 2014

Signs of hope for Spanish nurse with Ebola, officials say

MADRID - Spanish health authorities said on Sunday there were signs of hope for a nurse infected with Ebola in Madrid as the levels of the virus in her body were diminishing, though they also said she remained in a serious condition.

World, 12 Oct 2014

Ebola monitoring rises as Spain tries to contain health crisis

MADRID - Three more people have been hospitalized in Madrid, bringing to 16 the number of people under observation after a Spanish nurse came down with Ebola.

World, 11 Oct 2014

Euro zone risks "relapse into recession" without structural reforms - Draghi

BRUSSELS - The ECB's president warned divided euro zone leaders on Friday they risked "a relapse into recession" if they failed to press ahead with structural economic reforms, a message welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.