Posts Tagged ‘Fr Miguel Pajares’

Spanish priest dies after catching Ebola virus

Friday, August 15th, 2014

A Spanish priest who caught Ebola in Liberia has died of the disease in a hospital in Madrid. Fr Miguel Pajares, 75, died on August 12 after being evacuated from West Africa by Spain. He was reportedly being given the experimental ZMapp drug. Fr Pajares had been working with Ebola patients at the San Jose de Read more

Spanish priest infected with Ebola virus in Africa going home

Friday, August 8th, 2014

A Spanish priest infected with the Ebola virus in Liberia is the first patient to be sent back to Europe with the deadly disease. An air force plane from Spain was sent on August 6 to get Fr Miguel Pajares, 75, who was in West Africa doing missionary work. The illness has claimed the lives Read more