On Nov. 20, 1645, through an order of King Philip IV of Spain, Colegio de Santo Tomas was elevated to the status of a university by Pope Innocent X. The University of Santo Tomas is now considered the oldest existing university in Asia. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research
Fourteen people died when a coach plunged into a ravine in southeastern Spain, in the worst such accident in the country for 13 years, officials said Sunday. The coach left the road and plunged into a ravine in the Murcia region just before midnight Saturday. It was carrying passengers to their home […]
A Spanish nurse who became the first person outside Africa to be infected with Ebola on Sunday tested negative for the virus, Madrid said, as Liberia’s president made an impassioned plea for all nations to help fight the disease.
Two doctors who treated a Spanish nursing assistant diagnosed with Ebola have been admitted to a Madrid hospital for precautionary observation, bringing to six the number being monitored at the center, health officials said Thursday.
Three more people were under quarantine Tuesday for possible Ebola at a Madrid hospital after a Spanish nursing assistant became infected there, authorities said. More than 50 others were being monitored as experts pressed to figure out why Spain’s anti-infection practices failed.