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Spain's health system accused of safety lapses amid Ebola scare
Spain's health system accused of safety lapses amid Ebola scare

The health of a Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola deteriorated Thursday, her doctors and brother said, as reports rolled in of suspected safety blunders that may have exposed more medical personnel, patients and members of the public to the deadly virus. The patient’s brother, Jose Ramon Romero, told reporters that relatives had been asked to come quickly to Carlos III Hospital in Madrid and that "there isn’t much hope, that it’s complicated." He said his sister had been intubated and was on a ventilator. Meanwhile, three more medical workers were quarantined at the same facility Thursday for possible exposure to the Ebola virus, bringing the total...

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