A priest and two other missionaries have tested positive for Ebola, Spain's Defense Ministry has confirmed. Officials said a medically-equipped Airbus 310 was ready to fly to Liberia to repatriate a Spanish missionary priest who has tested positive for the Ebola virus.
The priest, Miguel Pajares, is one of three missionaries being kept in isolation at the San Jose de Monrovia Hospital in Liberia who has tested positive for the virus. Spain's San Juan de Dios hospital order, a Catholic humanitarian group that runs hospitals around the world, AP reported.
The other two infected aid workers were identified as Chantal Pascaline Mutwamene of Congo and Paciencia Melgar from Equatorial Guinea. Three other missionaries tested negative.
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