Second person tests negative for Ebola in Madrid: health authority

(Reuters) – Spanish health authorities said on Wednesday that another person being monitored in Madrid for Ebola had tested negative for the disease.

The man, a Spaniard who had traveled from Nigeria, was one of several people hospitalized after authorities confirmed on Monday that a Spanish nurse had caught the disease in Madrid.

A second nurse was also cleared of Ebola. A third nursing assistant was hospitalized late on Tuesday for monitoring, a source at La Paz hospital said – bringing the number of people examined in hospital for Ebola to five, two of whom tested negative.