Map-Spain-MadridThe first Ebola transmission outside of Africa has now been confirmed in Spain, where the member of a medical team contracted the deadly disease from a 69-year-old priest being cared for in Madrid. The city of Madrid now achieves the unfortunate distinction of being the first European city where Ebola is confirmed to have spread on its own, far outside the continent of Africa. “The female nurse was part of the medical team that treated a 69-year-old Spanish priest who died in a hospital last month after being flown back from Sierra Leone,” reports the Associated Press. [1] AP goes on to say “…authorities are drawing up a list of people the nurse had contact with, though he did not say how many people that might be, or where she went on holiday. She is married but does not have children…” More