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Spanish priest dies of Ebola; UN debates ethics

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MADRID — A Spanish missionary priest being treated for Ebola died today in a Madrid hospital amid a worldwide debate over who should get experimental Ebola treatments.

After holding a teleconference with medical experts around the world, the World Health Organization declared it is ethical to use unproven Ebola drugs and vaccines in the current outbreak in West Africa provided the right conditions are met. Its statement, however, sidestepped the key question of how to decide who should get the limited drugs.

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