Category Archives: Ebola

The Ebola Diary: Sunday, Oct 19 2014, Madrid

It seems like Thursday’s panic was not warranted. The three new cases taken into quarantine that day have all tested negative. Since then no new cases have arisen on the mainland (one person is under observation in Tenerife). Furthermore, the … Continue reading

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The Ebola Diary: Thursday, Oct 16 2014, Madrid

Is this disaster? Is this the worst-case scenario? News has just broken that one of the seven patients who travelled in the ambulance which had taken ebola-infected nurse’s aid, Ms Teresa Romero Ramos, to Alcorcón hospital has presented with fever … Continue reading

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The Ebola Diary: Tuesday, Oct 14 2014, Madrid

For two days running ebola has been relegated to a secondary news event. The papers, TV and radio are running with stories of the plebiscite for Catalonian independence (or lack thereof) and the other big C — corruption. What little … Continue reading

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The Ebola Diary: Sunday, Oct 12 2014, Madrid

Whether it is a case of there being genuinely nothing stirring or simply a reflection that journalists take the weekend off just like everyone else, there have been no new developments in the Spanish ebola incident since Friday. Beyond a … Continue reading

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The Ebola Diary: Friday, Oct 10 2014, Madrid

There is a more pronounced note of panic to coverage today. This is perhaps a function of the number of people now in isolation — fourteen (plus confirmed case, Ms Teresa Romero Ramos). Among those in quarantine we now for the … Continue reading

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