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Spanish Ebola nurse sues over dead dog

The Spanish nurse infected by Ebola is moved by ambulance to Carlos III Hospital from Alcorcon Hospital on October 8, 2014 in Alcorcon, Spain.
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The Spanish nurse infected by Ebola is moved by ambulance to Carlos III Hospital from Alcorcon Hospital on October 8, 2014 in Alcorcon, Spain.

The Spanish nursing assistant who spent a month battling Ebola in a Madrid hospital is to seek 300,000 euros ($372,000) in damages from health officials for killing her dog , her lawyer told Spain's El Pais English-language service.

Teresa Romero, 44, who was discharged from Carlos III Hospital in Madrid on November 5, will sue the city's health commissioner Javier Rodríguez for "attacking her honor", and the regional government for putting down her dog Excalibur as a precautionary measure.

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Lawyer José María Garzón said his client would seek 150,000 euros in each case.

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