Ministry alerts El Al passengers from UK over chickenpox

By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZCOVICH
July 29, 2010 17:02

 
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A 13-year-old girl who was on El Al flight 316 from England and landed at Ben-Gurion Airport just before midnight on Sunday has been found to suffer from chickenpox, which is very infectious but usually causes no harm.

She was examined in England and is in good condition.

The ministry on Thursday recommended that anyone on that flight who was born after 1957 should go to the nearest district health office for consultation.

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