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Spanish Priest Dies of Ebola; UN Debates Ethics

posted on August 12, 2014

For the Associated Press, Maria Cheng and Ciaran Giles report, “A Spanish missionary priest being treated for Ebola died Tuesday in a Madrid hospital amid a worldwide debate over who should get experimental Ebola treatments.” Miguel Parajes died after allegedly receiving the experimental drug ZMapp, also administered to two American aid workers. The World Health Organization declared the use of such unproven treatments ethical due to the size and severity of the outbreak, but the authors report that the administration of the drug, exclusive to three Westerners, has angered some West Africans.

Read at Associated Press