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Spanish priest with Ebola treated with experimental serum

Posted on Aug 10 2014 | IANS

Madrid, Aug 10 : A Spanish missionary, who was infected with Ebola virus, is being treated with the experimental serum "ZMapp" in Madrid.

ZMapp was imported from Geneva. Miguel Pajares,75, was repatriated Thursday from Liberia.

Doctors caring for the priest at Carlos III Hospital in Madrid, a leading institution in the treatment of tropical and infectious diseases, are therefore permitted to give him the serum, used in the US to treat missionaries Nancy Writebol and Kent Brantly, who were also repatriated to the US from Liberia.

condition of the two missionaries is improving after administering the medicine.

For its part, the family of Miguel Pajares confirmed that he id in stable condition and without hemorrhaging.

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